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John Cobb & Friends Gathering: Monica Coleman

April 18 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm PDT

Topic: Processing Grief: An Afro-futurist Perspective

Presenters: Monica Coleman

Dr. Monica A. Coleman is John and Patricia Cochran Scholar for Inclusive Excellence and Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware. She spent nearly fifteen years in graduate theological education at Claremont School of Theology, the Center for Process Studies and Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Coleman has earned degrees from Harvard University, Vanderbilt University and Claremont Graduate University. She has received funding from leading foundations in the United States, including the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Institute for Citizens and Scholars (formerly the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation), among others. Answering her call to ministry at 19 years of age, Coleman is an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and an initiate in traditional Yoruba religion.

Explore her website where she introduces herself, her six books, and recent podcasts, including co-hosting, along with writer Tananarive Due, the popular webinar series Octavia (Butler) Tried to Tell Us: Parable for Today’s Pandemic, addressing today’s most pressing issues with insights from Afrofuturist literature, process theology and community values. 

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April 18
10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
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