GROTON, Ma.—The public is welcome to attend Groton School’s Percy and Eben Pyne Chapel Lecture, presented by Dr. Stacey Floyd-Thomas, Associate Professor of Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Floyd-Thomas’ work is described as sitting at the intersection of ethics, feminism, race, and social justice.
Her lecture, entitled “America Eats its Young: The Cause and Effects of Social Sin in the 21st Century,” begins at 7 p.m. on May 6 in the Schoolhouse Hall at Groton School, 282 Farmers Row, in Groton, Massachusetts. Admission is free.
Dr. Floyd-Thomas earned her B.A. at Vassar College, a M.T.S. from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and both a Ph.D. and M.A. from Temple University. She serves as executive director of both the Society of Christian Ethics and the Black Religious Scholars Group.
The Percy and Eben Pyne Chapel Lecture was established in 2007 by members of the Pyne family to bring distinguished guests to speak to the Groton community.
Groton School is a diverse and intimate community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service. Groton School is recognized as one of America’s top boarding schools. It prepares students in grades 8-12 for the “active work of life.”