Lowell Lectures

BUSTH Hosts Spring 2023 Bi-Annual Lowell Lecture

On March 23, 2023, the Boston University School of Theology with the generous support of the Lowell Institute was proud to sponsor the bi-annual Lowell Lecture in the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground. The lecture by Dr. Bill Banfield (STH’88), entitled “…when artists go to work…” sought to demonstrate the spiritual dimension of artistic […]

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BUSTH Hosts Spring 2022 Lowell Lecture

The Boston University School of Theology hosted its Spring 2022 Lowell Lecture on Wednesday, March 15, 2022. The lecture, titled “Stop Listening with Your Eyes: Transcending Stereotypes Wrapped in Color Consciousness” was delivered by Lee H. Butler, Jr., PhD, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, and the William Tabbernee Professor of the History […]

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Event Recording featuring US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

October 2020 – The STH community is invited to watch the recording of the recent Lowell Lecture featuring Joy Harjo, US Poet Laureate 2019 – 2021. The event was hosted last week during Boston University’s Alumni Weekend 2020: Reimagined. The recording is on the STH Livestream page and will be available publicly for only two […]


Dianne Glave Joins STH for Lowell Event: The Black Church Never Left the Outdoors

On January 26, Dianne Glave will join Boston University School of Theology for its biannual Lowell event, discussing “The Black Church Never Left the Outdoors: Eco-Justice and Environmentalism.” She will be joined by Kapya John Kaoma (STH’10) as a discussion partner. Glave is Coordinator of Diversity Development with the Western Pennsylvania United Methodist Church Conference […]

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