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USM Philosophy & Religion Fall 2021 Forum Series Begins Sept. 21 in Online Format

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 13:28pm | By: David Tisdale

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Philosophy & Religion Forum returns for fall 2021 with three online programs, with the first set for Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Anthony Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Rice University presenting “Hip Hop and Thanatological Narrations of Blackness.”

Fall Philosophy & Religion Forum talks are hosted on Zoom, and preregistration is required. All program times are CST. The meetings are available at the following link:

*Topic: Philosophy & Religion Forum

*Zoom Meeting Link

*Meeting ID: 873 2047 0024

*Passcode: Forum

The remainder of the fall Philosophy & Religion Forum series is as follows:

*Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. - Dr. Shannon French, Inamori, professor of ethics at Case Western Reserve University, "Military Ethics and Codes of Honor in the High-Tech Era."

*Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m. - Dr. Diana Walsh Pasulka, professor of religion, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, “UFOs and UAPs: Military and Civilian Testimonies of UFO Events."

“It's exciting to have three distinguished scholars sharing their time and expertise with the USM and Hattiesburg communities this fall,” said Dr. Amy Slagle, associate professor of religion in the USM School of Humanities and coordinator of the forum series. “The religious dimensions of Hip Hop, the relationship between technology and military ethics, and perceptions of UFO phenomena are among the fascinating topics awaiting our forum audiences.” 

The Philosophy & Religion Forum is presented by the USM Philosophy program, which is housed in the USM College of Arts and Sciences’ School of Humanities. For more information, contact Dr. Slagle at a.slagleFREEMississippi.