Anthony B. Pinn

Tuesday, July 06, 2021
01:00pm EDT

Location Amphitheater

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Anthony B. Pinn is the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and professor of religion at Rice University. He is also Professor Extraordinaius at the University of South Africa. Dr. Pinn is the founding director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning, and the inaugural director of the Center for African and African American Studies, both at Rice University. In addition, he is Director of Research for the Institute for Humanist Studies – a Washington, DC-based think tank. 

Dr. Pinn received his BA from Columbia University, and Master of Divinity and PhD in the Study of Religion from Harvard University. His research interests include religion and culture; black religious thought; humanism; and hip-hop culture. He is the author/editor of over 35 books, including Terror and Triumph: The Nature of Black Religion (2003) and the novel The New Disciples(2015). He was recently featured in Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s documentary on “The Black Church.”