Truth-Hearing in a Culture of Mystification

Receiving new truth – contexts, ideas, and practices
With Okogyeamon (Herbert Perkins), PhD, MDiv
February 8 – 9, 2019 • Early Bird $75, after Jan. 16 $95
Supporter Rate: $100

Friday, Feb. 8: 7 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, Feb.  9: 9 am – 5 pm

Through dialogue, workshop participants shall explore how to encourage “truth-hearing” in a culture marked by mystification and falsification regarding racism. What hinders, blocks the possibility of truth telling? What is racial mystification meant to accomplish? What are the tools of mystification? How are we socialized into a system of mystification? What is the “truth” – the social reality – that needs to be proclaimed? How can we antiracist activists open the door to greater truth telling and truth receiving?

Okogyeamon (Herbert Perkins), serves as executive director of ASDIC Metamorphosis, an organization focused on bringing communities together, equipping them to address racism. Okogyeamon received his graduate degrees from UCLA (MATESL), UC Santa Cruz (PhD), and United Seminary Twin Cities (MDiv).  Okogyeamon also studied at the Institute of Asian Studies, San Francisco (Indian Philosophy). Full bio: Okogyeamon Bio

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Supporter Rate $100

 

 

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