Monday, March 18th (link)
|8:30 am-5:00 pm||Exhibit: Pine Street Elementary School (HPAC) Humanities and Performing Arts Building|
|9:00 am-5:00 pm||Drawings: Huguette Despault May (HPAC) Humanities and Performing Arts Building|
|All day||Campus housing re-application begins Palmetto House|
|2:30 pm-4:30 pm||Grad Talk with USC Upstate Graduate Programs Education and Informatics (HEC) Health Education Complex|
Grad Talk is a live forum opportunity for students and those interested to speak with representatives from various graduate schools in South Carolina. Our purpose for the Grad Talk series is to provide students with a valuable experience to receive feedback from the professionals and possibly students who are directly involved at graduate institutions and to help them realize, with preparation and accurate information, they can make an educated decision regarding their pursuit toward a graduate degree.
|5:00 pm-7:00 pm||The Coming of Global Christianity (CLC) Campus Life Center|
Philip D. Jenkins, author of the contemporary classics The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity and The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South, is an eminent historian with a keen interest in the future of Christianity. At USC Upstate he’ll talk about how the future of world Christianity is coming to be dominated by Christian communities in Africa, Asia, and South America – the ‘Global South’ – and what this means for the Christian communities of Europe and North America. Professor Jenkins’ lecture is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies. The public is invited to attend.
Philip Jenkins (Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge) is Emeritus Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities at Pennsylvania State University and Distinguished Professor of History and Co-Director for the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University. Author of over twenty books in History and Religious Studies, His diverse research interests center around the study of global Christianity, past and present, on new and emerging religious movements, and on twentieth century US history, chiefly post-1975.
His numerous publications include the following books:
Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can’t Ignore the Bible’s Violent Verses (HarperOne, 2011)
The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South (Oxford University Press, 2006)
The Next Christendom: The Rise of Global Christianity (Oxford University Press, 2002)
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