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Black History Month: 2020

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Tracing Our Roots


A February tradition at Seminary of the Southwest, this year’s Black History Month events focus on the theme “Tracing Our Roots.” Join us as we honor the legacy of African Americans in the U.S. and confront the future of race in the country and the church.

Keynote Speaker

The Rev. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, PhD, is the Black History Month Keynote Speaker, Crump Visiting Professor, and Black Religious Scholars Group Scholar-in-Residence at Seminary of the Southwest.


Friday, January 31
Black Alumni Dinner & Black History Month Exhibit Opening
Invitation-only dinner hour, open to the public at 7:30pm for exhibit reception. Live music with Duane Carter Band!
Seminary of the Southwest  |  Weeks Center 

Tuesday, February 11
Black History Month Keynote
Speaker: The Rev. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, PhD
Crump Visiting Professor and Black Religious Scholars Group Scholar-in-Residence
Seminary of the Southwest
7:00 p.m.  |  Knapp Auditorium

Thursday, February 27
Black History Month Celebration of the Holy Eucharist
Guest preacher: The Rev. Randy Callender
Rector, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Annapolis, MD
Musical guest: Ian Spencer
5:30 p.m.  |  Christ Chapel

Dr. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan's featured books