May 31, 2023

Emile Lester to Present at Washington D.C. Forum

Emile Lester, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, will present at a forum on Tuesday, November 1 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The forum, “God in the Classroom: Exploring the Place of Religion in Public Schools,” is presented by the Religious Freedom Project at the Newseum and Wesley Theological Seminary and begins at 6 p.m.

During the presentation, Lester will discuss his book, “Teaching about Religions: A Democratic Approach for Public Schools.” The evening also will include the Washington D.C. premiere of the documentary film “In God We Teach.”

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About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.