The Shaker Legacy
The premier of a new documentary on the Shakers and a panel discussion
November 4, 2021 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Francesca Beale Theater | Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center | 144 West 65th Street New York, NY 10023
Fordham’s Center on Religion and Culture invites you to the screening of our inaugural short documentary project, The Shaker Legacy, to be followed by a panel discussion with the participants and lead filmmaker.
This event highlights work on the Shakers by Fordham University faculty and the construction of a new Shaker Museum facility in upstate New York that will house the most comprehensive collection of Shaker material culture and archives.
Kathryn Reklis, an associate professor of theology at Fordham University, writes on a range of topics, from modern Protestant theology to religion and pop culture. Her most recent book is Protestant Aesthetics and the Arts, co-edited with Sarah Covington.
Lacy Schutz is the executive director of the Shaker Museum, as well as the historic Shaker site in New Lebanon, NY. The museum's permanent new facility in Chatham, NY is slated for completion in 2023.
Courtney Bender, a professor of religion at Columbia University, specializes in contemporary American religion. She is completing a book on modernist visions of the future of religion that developed in twentieth-century architectural and planning projects.
David Gibson, director of Fordham’s Center on Religion and Culture, led the filmmaking project and will moderate the discussion.
Proof of vaccination and wearing a mask is required by the venue and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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