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.


Jonathan L. Walton

Walton is Dean of the School of Divinity, Presidential Chair of Religion and Society, and Dean of Wait Chapel.

Date Location Details
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Princeton Theological Seminary; Princeton, NJ
Endowed Lecture, 5pm
Monday, November 18, 2019
Princeton Theological Seminary; Princeton, NJ
Endowed Lecture, 5pm


Fred Bahnson

Bahnson is Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being.

Date Location Details
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Fetzer Institute at Community of Freedom Gathering; Kalamazoo, MI


Jill Y. Crainshaw

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

Date Location Details
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Kavanagh Lecture; Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University; New Haven, CT “When Wisdom Is Silent: Listening for Liturgy’s Strange Voices in Speech-Saturated Public Places,” 2pm, Miller Hall (PROS406)

Derek Hicks

Hicks is Associate Professor of Religion and Culture.

Date Location Details
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
“Scraping Faith from Mama’s Porch: Nourishing Debased Flesh by Performing the Ways of “Home,” The Black Communities Conference; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC
Panel Creator and Organizer, Finding Soul in Tragic Spaces: (Black) Self-Affirmation, Endurance, and Performance

Katherine A. Shaner

Shaner is Associate Professor of New Testament.

Date Location Details
Sunday, August 4, 2019 Epiphany Lutheran Church; Winston-Salem, N.C. Preaching and Presiding
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University; Fort Worth, TX Public Lecture, 5pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019 Ninth Annual Herbener Lecture; Luther Center of North Texas; Northway Christian Church; Dallas, TX Lecturer,  “Reading Romans in the Face of Economic Injustice”
Monday, October 7, 2019 University of Oklahoma; Norman, OK Public Lecture, “Slavery, Paul, and Power: Negotiating Enslavement in Early Christian Communities,” 4:30pm
Wednesay, October 23, 2019 Wine and Word; Augsburg Lutheran Church; Winston-Salem, N.C. Leader