Dr. Vanessa Lovelace and Dr. Reginaldo Braga were selected as participants in the 2017 UNCF Mellon Faculty Seminar “New Directions in Gender and Sexuality Studies.” This national seminar was limited to only 20 faculty slots. ITC faculty members Lovelace and Braga held 2 of the coveted speaking opportunities. Other institutions participating included: Center, Bennett College, Tougaloo College, Xavier University, Spelman College, Claflin University, Huston-Tillotson University, and Dillard University were selected as participants in this seminar.Center, Bennett College, Tougaloo College, Xavier University, Spelman College, Claflin University, Huston-Tillotson University, and Dillard University.
The seminar was part of a three-day UNCF conference presented in October and featured world-renown speakers/scholars, including Spelman College’s own Dr. Beverly Guy-Shefthall and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies. As an active participant in UNCF/Mellon Programs and other UNCF initiatives, The Interdenominational Theological Center family is extremely proud of the work Dr. Lovelace and Dr. Braga continuously delivers on campus and in national and international arenas.