Keri Day: All School Read

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ ), Old Refectory See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Keri Day ’04 M.A.R., a Princeton Theological Seminary scholar whose book is the focus of this year’s All School Read program, will be at YDS on Tuesday, March 1, to discuss Notes of a Native Daughter: Testifying in Theological Education (Eerdmans, 2021).
The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Refectory. In-person attendance will be limited to the Yale community. All others are invited to join via the Livestream broadcast:
Dr. Keri Day is Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion at Princeton. She earned her Ph.D. in religion from Vanderbilt University after receiving degrees from Tennessee State University (Bachelor of Science) and YDS (M.A.R. in religion and ethics).
Her teaching and research interests concentrate on womanist/feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. Her first academic book, Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America, was published in 2012. Her second book, Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives, was published in 2015. In 2017, she was recognized by ABC News as one of six black women at the center of gravity in theological education in America.
In Notes of a Native Daughter, Day testifies to structural inequalities and broken promises of inclusion through the eyes of a Black woman who experiences herself as both stranger and friend to prevailing models of theological education. The book has been described as “an incisive and hopeful account of theological education’s ongoing struggle with systemic racism” and a “sobering portrait of a white, male-centric, and heteronormative academy riddled with systemic racism, cultural complacency, and self-righteous reactionism.”

Open to: 
General Public