Tuesday night-2nd session for Perspectives on Our History

March 8, 2021
Baylor Conversation Series - Perspectives on Our History

Dear Baylor Family:

Please join us tomorrow evening for the second Conversation in our three-part Conversation Series. Dr. Ronald Johnson, the Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History in Baylor University’s History Department, will be joined by a panel of experts to explore the history of slavery in Texas and the relationship between slavery and Baptist life. This discussion follows a broader look at slavery in America, held last Tuesday, and narrows our focus toward understanding the historical context of Baylor’s founding and early years. A third Conversation on March 16 will examine the connections between slavery and Baylor University’s founding. 

This historical study is part of our commitment to forthrightly and fully present Baylor’s history and to foster an environment of racial equality throughout the Baylor Family.

I hope you’ll be a part of this important discussion tomorrow night.

Perspectives on Our History
Slavery in Texas and Baptist Life

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST


Dr. Ronald Johnson
The Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History, Department of History, Baylor University


Dr. Mekala Audain
Associate Professor of Nineteenth-Century U.S. History and African American History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The College of New Jersey

Dr. Bill J. Leonard
Founding Dean and Professor of Divinity Emeritus, School of Divinity, Wake Forest University

Dr. Michael (Mike) E. Williams
Professor of History, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dallas Baptist University

Click here for a link to the online event. Following the webinar, an archived version of the conversation will be posted on the Baylor Conversation Series webpage. 


Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.

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