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Date & Time

Sunday, February 25, 2018
3:00 PM

Location

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Admission

Free and open to the public

Contact

Seminary Co-op Bookstore
(773) 752-4381
events@semcoop.com

Description

Theodore Richards discusses "The Great Re-imagining." He will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers.

At the Co-op

About Theodore Richards: Theodore Richards is a novelist, educator and religious philosopher. He has received degrees from various institutions, including the University of Chicago and The California Institute of Integral Studies. "The Great Re-imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse" is his sixth book. His previous works of fiction and non-fiction have received numerous literary awards, including two Independent Publisher Awards, the Nautilus Book Awards Gold Medal, and the USA Book Award. Richards is the founder and director of The Chicago Wisdom Project and lives in Chicago with his wife and daughters. More information about him and his work can be found on his website, www.theodorerichards.com.

About Bill Ayers: William Ayers, formerly Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the Center for Youth and Society, is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the Bank Street College of Education, Bennington College, and Teachers College, Columbia University. Ayers has written extensively about social justice, democracy and education, the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. He is a former vice-president of the curriculum division of the American Educational Research Association. His articles have appeared in many journals including the Harvard Educational Review, the Journal of Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Rethinking Schools, the Nation, Educational Leadership, the New York Times, and the Cambridge Journal of Education. His books include "Teaching Toward Freedom," "The Good Preschool Teacher," "A Kind and Just Parent," "Teaching the Personal and the Political," "Fugitive Days," "Public Enemy," and with Ryan Alexander-Tanner, "To Teach: The Journey, in Comics," with Rick Ayers, "Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Commitment in the Classroom," and with Bernardine Dohrn, "Race Course: Against White Supremacy."