Unitarian Universalist Convocations
history, heritage, and liberal religious studies
October 17-20, 2019
Our fourth triennial UU History Convocation is now history.
A Microsoft Word format file - Convo2019.Schedule.Revised2.docx
Origins of Unitarianism, Universalism,
and Unitarian Universalism in America:
Implications for Liberal Religious Thought and Practice Then and Now
The 2019 Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Studies celebrated the 200th anniversary of
William Ellery Channing's sermon “Unitarian Christianity” and the 250th anniversary of
John Murray's arrival in North America.
UU History & Heritage Theme Speaker:
Assistant Professor of History at University
of North Carolina, Charlotte.
A scholar of early American history and
African American Religion, Dr. Cameron
explored the relationship between Puritan
theology and the rise of black abolitionism
in his first book, To Plead Our Own Cause:
African Americans in Massachusetts and
the Making of the Antislavery Movement.
Collegium Distinguished Scholar: Mark Harris
Minister of First Parish in Watertown,
Massachusetts (Retired) Rev. Harris is the
author of the Historical Dictionary of
Unitarian Universalism, Elite:
Uncovering Classism in Unitarian
Universalist History, and (with Andrea
Greenwood) An Introduction to the
Unitarian and Universalist Traditions.