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Collin College Hosts African American Religion Scholar

January 28, 2008 - As part of its African American History Month slate of events, Collin College will host a local scholar of African American religion, at 7 pm., Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Melanie Harris, assistant professor of religion at Texas Christian University will present "African American Religion and Ethics" in Room C104 at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

The event is free and open to the public.

Harris holds a doctorate from Union Theological Seminary, where her dissertation focused on the ethical implications of Alice Walker's nonfiction work.

This event is part of the "Extending the Convivencia" series sponsored by Communications and Humanities department.

For further information contact Anthony Mansueto at or 972.881.5812.

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