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The Leadership and Multifaith Program, a collaborative effort of Georgia Tech and Emory, is sponsoring two talks in September.

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All are invited to our two upcoming LAMP events in September – a film screening at Emory about 9/11 and a seminar at Georgia Tech on religious architecture. Both events include meals, so registration is required.

“In My Son’s Name: Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Violence” – September 8, 6:00-9:00 P.M.

Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Room 252, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

Visitor parking is available in the Peavine Lot, 29 Eagle Row, Atlanta, GA 30306 

A film screening and dinner discussion with award-winning documentary filmmaker Gayla Jamison. After their son was killed on 9/11, Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez chose reconciliation and nonviolence over vengeance. Please join the Leadership and Multifaith Program (LAMP) on the Emory campus for a viewing of this transformative documentary. Dinner will be served during the screening, and space is limited. Register online by September 1: http://bit.ly/2b70cYc

“Scaffolds for the Sacred: Interrogating the Role of Architecture in Generating Spiritual Experiences”September 15, 12:00-3:00 P.M.

Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center, West Lobby, 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332. 

Visitor parking is available in Areas 2 and 3 off of Ferst Drive

What provokes a transcendental experience in a religious space? What makes an architectural space a locus for recurrent spiritual experiences? Join LAMP for a seminar discussing these and other questions related to religious architecture. The first panel at noon includes Dr. Laura Hollengreen (Georgia Tech), Dr. Hazem Ziada (Independent Scholar), and Dr. Sonit Bafna (Georgia Tech). The second panel at 1:45 features Dr. Ashraf Botros (University of Cairo), Dr. Elizabeth Corrie (Emory University), and Dr. Kenneth Knoespel (Georgia Tech). Lunch will be provided at 1:00 for those who register at: http://lamp.iac.gatech.edu/registerlecture

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