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Greensboro College Presents Colloquium on Free Speech Dec. 2

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Benjamin Wall

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College’s 2016-2017 Tannenbaum-Sternberger Colloquium Series on free speech and social justice continues with “Fearless Speech vs. Freedom of Speech: Disabling the Dominant Narrative of Free Speech,” 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the Sternberger Center on the lower level of James Addison Jones Library on campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

The presenter will be Benjamin Wall, assistant professor of religion. Wall is the author of “Welcome as a Way of Life: A Practical Theology of Jean Vanier,” published earlier this year by Cascade Books.

Wall holds a B.A. from Southeastern College at Wake Forest, an M.A. and Th.M. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen. He joined the Greensboro College faculty in 2015.

The Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation is a private foundation that strives to improve the quality of life for the people of Guilford County, N.C., by funding projects that make a difference in the lives of the people in the community.

For more information about the colloquia, contact Paul Leslie at 336-272-7102, ext. 5282, or email lesliep@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal-arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.

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