2022 CSOP Lecture Series - Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding (videos)
Featuring Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner
"Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding"
with Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo
Recorded Thursday, June 16, 2022
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Join us as Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner talks about how women of colour essays, activists, organizers, and practitioners in the restorative and transformative justice movements reflect on the role of love in responding to violence through healing and accountability without punishment.
McCants-Turner is Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo. She formerly served as a special education teacher with the District of Columbia Public Schools, the founder and director of the Visions to Peace Project, and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, where she earned her PhD. She also holds a Certificate in Urban Youth Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies from the University of Maryland. Dr. McCants-Turner is a founding advisory board member of Life Comes From It, a US-based grant making fund that invests in Black, Indigenous, People of Colour-led movements for restorative justice, transformative justice, and Indigenous peacemaking. She is currently working on her first book, In the Wake of Wounding: Black Womanist Ethics and Reparative Justice (Wm. B Eerdmans Press).