Unitarian Universalist History & Heritage Society
UU History & Heritage Convocation 2010 Proceedings
PLENARY SESSIONS: Panels were developed to address specific topics with the intent of furthering discussion among the presenters, and with the audience. Because of the nature of the Plenaries, precise proceedings are not available. However, following is the focus of each Plenary. PLENARY 1: “Our History & Our Heritage” Introduction, Mark Harris The words History and Heritage have different meanings and uses for ministers, professional historians, educators and congregants. What are the tensions and what can each learn from the other? Kathleen Parker Dorothy Emerson Gordon Gibson John Buehrens PLENARY II : “1810-1860-1910-1960-2010” Dan McKanan As we celebrate fifty years of the UUA and a host of other anniversaries, this plenary considers touchstones from our Unitarian and Universalist history and how they are part of the living heritage. 1810 Dean Grodzins 1860 Glenna Matthews 1910 Cynthia Grant TuckerUntidy Narratives: No Need to be a Saint 1960 David Parke 2010 Peter Morales PLENARY III : “From Margins to Center” Helen Zidowecki Three of our sponsoring organizations were created to draw attention to groups that were felt to be left out of UU history. What does Unitarian and Universalist history as a whole look like from the perspective of these groups? Panel will reflect on marginalization. Barbara Coeyman -- Women Elizabeth Strong -- Religious Education Dick Gilbert -- What is “the missing U” in Unitarian Universalism? Paula Cole Jones People of color (Unable to attend due to travel scheduling.)
photo by Kathy Parker Plenary II:
Unitarian Universalist History & Heritage Society  UU History & Heritage Convocation 2010 Proceedings