The Williams Institute at Methodist Theological School in Ohio will present two lectures by Teresa Delgado, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John’s University, where she also serves as professor of theology and religious studies.
Delgado will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 and 11 a.m. Oct. 26 in the Alford Centrum on the campus of MTSO, 2081 Columbus Pike in Delaware, Ohio. Both lectures are open to all and will be streamed live online.
Zoom registration for viewing the Oct. 25 evening lecture remotely is here. To view the Oct. 26 morning lecture, register here.
Delagado has published on topics ranging from decolonial theology, diversity in higher education, transformational pedagogies, constructive theology and ethics, and justice for racially, ethnically and sexually minoritized persons. Among her published works is the book A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theology: Prophesy Freedom, published in 2017 by Palgrave Macmillan.
Delgado holds doctoral, Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees in systematic theology from Union Theological Seminary. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University with dual majors in religion and women’s studies.
MTSO’s Williams Institute was begun in 1981 to honor the late Dr. Ronald L. Williams, professor of theology from 1971 until his death in 1981. The institute has featured speakers from many backgrounds, including theologians, ethicists, poets, biblical scholars, historians, pastoral psychologists and Christian educators.
Methodist Theological School in Ohio provides theological education and leadership in pursuit of a just, sustainable and generative world. In addition to the Master of Divinity degree, the school offers master’s degrees in practical theology, social justice and theological studies, along with a Doctor of Ministry degree.
Danny Russell, communications director