Faculty on the Road

School of Divinity faculty take their academic and ministerial passions to cities across the country, preaching in congregations, presenting at conferences or workshops, meeting with students, and gathering with alumni.

 

Below is a list of upcoming destinations of our faculty. Want to meet with a faculty member who will be in your area? Read more about our faculty here.

 

Jill Y. Crainshaw

Crainshaw is Interim Dean and Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology.

Date Location Details
October 15-17, 2018 Gathering of the Ministerium; Virginia Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presenter

 

Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo

Gandolfo is Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies.

Date Location Details
October 8, 2018 Walking In Hope: A Weeklong Celebration of the Canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero; St. Louis, MO Academic Lecture, “San Romero, Risen in the Salvadoran People and Canonized by the Salvadoran People: Prophetic Practices of Remembering Romero in the Ecclesial Base Communities of El Salvador”; 11:00am; Saint Francis Xavier College Church Ballroom
October 8, 20189 Walking In Hope: A Weeklong Celebration of the Canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero; St. Louis, MO Community Lecture, “The Prophetic Mission of the Church in a Time of Great Suffering: Lessons from San Romero’s Sentir Con La Iglesia“; 7:00pm; Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Chaifetz School of Business, Saint Louis University

 

Bill Leonard

Leonard is Professor of Divinity Emeritus. 

Date Location Details
October 7, 2018 Highland Baptist Church; Louisville, KY Worship Leader
October 22, 2018 Baylor University; Waco, TX Public Lecture, “Teaching Dissent: The Witness of the Minority,” 3;30 p.m., Hankamer Academic Center 101
February 5, 2019 Annual Religion Lecture Series; Campbell University; Buies Creek, NC 3:30pm and 7:00pm (Butler Chapel)

 

Melva L. Sampson

Sampson serves as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology.

Date Location Details
November 2-3, 2018 Judge Penny’s SisterTalk 2018 Women’s Empowerment Conference; Georgia International Convention Center; Atlanta, GA Saturday, November 3, Town Hall Speaker
November 14, 2018 Virginia Union Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology; 69th Annual Ellison-Jones Convocation 2018: “Gifted by the Spirit: Black Women Preaching the Word” Lecture I, 10:00 -11:00 a.m.
November 15, 2018 Virginia Union Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology; 69th Annual Ellison-Jones Convocation 2018: “Gifted by the Spirit: Black Women Preaching the Word” University Convocation Address, 11:00 a.m.

 

Katherine A. Shaner

Shaner serves as Assistant Professor of New Testament.

Date Location Details
October 1-2, 2018 Northern Rockies Institute of Theology; Montana Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Great Falls and Havre, MT Workshop Leader, “Reading Luke from the Edge of the World”
October 25-26, 2018 NC Homegrown; Raleigh, NC Workshop Leader, “Preaching the Community Voice from Paul”

 

Porter Taylor

Taylor serves as Visiting Professor of Episcopal Studies.

Date Location Details
September 29, 2018 Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina Recovery Eucharist Keynote Speaker
October 29 – 31, 2018 Clergy Conference, Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia Speaker
December 8 – 9, 2018 “Storytelling as Evangelism” Retreat of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Winston-Salem; Chattanooga, TN Leader