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The Pennington Lectures, 2011-2015

English, German · Paperback / Softback

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This volume contains the speech given by Manisha Sinha at the inauguration of the Pennington Award in 2011 as well as the public lectures by the first four winners of the Award (2012-2015): Albert J. Raboteau, Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Laurie Maffly-Kipp, and William L. Andrews. The Award commemorates the life and legacy of James William Charles Pennington (1807-1870), a pioneering abolitionist and influential African-American minister and writer during the antebellum period, who was given an honorary doctorate by Heidelberg University in 1849. The Award is bestowed on scholars who have done distinguished work on topics important to Pennington including: the history of slavery and emancipation; African-American history, religion, culture, and literature; black theology; education; international peace and human rights; and intercultural understanding.

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Dr. Jan Stievermann, Jg. 1975, seit 2011 Professor für die Geschichte des Christentums in den USA an der Theologischen Fakultät Heidelberg und dem Heidelberg Center for American Studies.

Summary

This volume contains the speech given by Manisha Sinha at the inauguration of the Pennington Award in 2011 as well as the public lectures by the first four winners of the Award (2012–2015): Albert J. Raboteau, Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Laurie Maffly-Kipp, and William L. Andrews. The Award commemorates the life and legacy of James William Charles Pennington (1807–1870), a pioneering abolitionist and influential African-American minister and writer during the antebellum period, who was given an honorary doctorate by Heidelberg University in 1849.

The Award is bestowed on scholars who have done distinguished work on topics important to Pennington including: the history of slavery and emancipation; African-American history, religion, culture, and literature; black theology; education; international peace and human rights; and intercultural understanding.

Product details

Assisted by Ja Stievermann (Editor), Jan Stievermann (Editor)
Publisher Universitätsverlag Winter
 
Languages English, German
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 01.07.2016
 
EAN 9783825366230
ISBN 978-3-8253-6623-0
No. of pages 117
Dimensions 137 mm x 211 mm x 11 mm
Weight 186 g
Illustrations 3 Abbildungen
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > English linguistics / literary studies

Menschenrechte, Religionsgeschichte, King, Martin Luther, Twain, Mark, Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika, USA, afroamerikanische Literatur, Literaturwissenschaft, allgemein, Sklaverei, Politischer Aktivismus, U.S.A., Abolitionismus, afroamerikanische Geschichte, Pennington, James William Charles, Pennington Award

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