Dr. Arlette Zinck, teacher to Omar Khadr, will deliver the 37th annual Nash Memorial Lecture, Discerning a Path Toward Hope: A Liberal Arts University’s Journey with Omar Khadr, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Education Auditorium, University of Regina (main campus).
In her lecture, Dr. Zinck will relay the story that took members of The King’s University community to Guantanamo Bay, and into a series of Canadian prisons. What began as an effort to teach King’s students, and ended with Omar Khadr becoming a King’s student. In September of 2008 students and faculty at The King’s University, Edmonton were introduced to the Omar Khadr case. In the seven years that followed, the community at King’s wrestled with that hopelessness and learned a few lessons in the process. This is a story about how a university community learned how to connect their faith to their learning and their theory to their practice in a way that directed them toward hope.
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