CORNEL WEST, JASON COLLINS, CAROLINE DESSERT HEADLINE ALL-STAR PANEL ON #BODYANDSPIRIT

BODY AND SPIRIT: SPORTS, SEXUALITY, AND SOCIETY
Co-sponsored the by Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University (carss.columbia.edu)

TUESDAY JUNE 30TH | LUNCH 12:00P | EVENT 12:30P | UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY SOCIAL HALL

•   Jason Collins, former NBA Basketball player and first openly gay active NBA athlete
•   Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary
•   Caroline Dessert, Executive Director, Immigration Equality
•   Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Associate Professor of Psychology, Columbia University (moderator)

An all-star panel will discuss how identities and institutions intersect in ways that limit our capacity to live fully as physical and spiritual beings.  Join Jason Collins, Caroline Dessert, and Dr. Cornel West, as we discuss how cultural norms around gender, sexuality, and faith play out specifically in the worlds of sports and society!

This event is oversubscribed but can be watched live today at 12:30pm at: https://utsnyc.edu/bodyandspirit-live/