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Spring 2024 Religious Studies Lecture Series

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Location
  • Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D., Academic Center, Room LL31
  • Spelman College

Philosophy and Religious StudiesYou're cordially invited to the Spring 2024 Religious Studies Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Sharon Suh.

Lecture Title: The Social Determinants of Race-based Trauma and Collective Healing: Where Buddhism, Neuroscience, and Mindfulness Meet.

In this talk, Dr. Sharon Suh explores how contemporary mindfulness practices have continued to serve
the individual at the expense of the collective and uncovers how white privilege and white supremacy continue to impact and limit their potential effects. 

Drawing from studies in Buddhism, neuroscience, and mindfulness, Dr. Suh shares insights from trauma-sensitive mindfulness and trauma-informed yoga that have proven effective in helping survivors find safety in the body, which is crucial for health and recovery.