July 16 - July 17
Iliff on the Road: Theology & Disability, Prof. Debbie Creamer, Chicago
Description: Debbie Creamer, associate dean for academic affairs, director of distributed learning, and director of library and Information services for Iliff, is one of the faculty/mentors for the 2012 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, July 16-20, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago.
In addition to teaching courses on disability and religion, Creamer’s interests also include contextual theologies, feminist theory, leadership development, and pedagogy. She is author of Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities, and a founding member and past chair of the Religion and Disability Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion.
Creamer will be giving presentations and leading discussions, July 16, on “Theology and Chronic Pain,” and July 17, on “Integrating Disability into Seminary Curriculum,” at the Summer Institute.
This 3rd Annual Institute on Theology and Disability is made possible with major sponsorship funding from the Bethesda Institute and gracious hosting by Catholic Theological Union. It is coordinated by The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities in New Jersey and endorsed by the Association of Theological Schools, the Association of University Centers on Disability, and the Collaborative on Disability, Religion, and Inclusive Spiritual Supports.
More information: Link to 2012 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability flyer
Date: July 16-20
Location: Catholic Theological Union Academic and Conference Center 5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615