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University of Mississippi

Event Calendar

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Event Information:

  • Tue
    05
    Oct
    2021

    Dr. Sara Moslener (Central Michigan University) discusses 'Race, Sex Abuse and Purity Culture in the Southern Baptist Convention.'

    5:30 pmBryant Hall, Room 209

    Dr. Sara Moslener, author of Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence (Oxford University Press, 2015), writes about the Southern Baptist Convention's focus on abstinence-only education.  Her work continues to examine the intersections of "purity culture," male evangelicalism, race, and sex abuse.

    Please contact Dr. Mary Thurlkill (maryt@olemiss.edu) for information about 'reading groups' that discuss Dr. Moslener's writings in the weeks leading up to her visit.