UDC News

September 9, 2009


Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph
Famed UDC Lecture Series opens new season with inspirational speaker and scholar Dr. Cain Hope Felder


Washington, DC - The University of the District of Columbia’s Office of Community Outreach & Involvement is proud to present Dr. Cain Hope Felder in an “Afternoon Dialogue” on Friday, September 11. The topic of Dr. Felder’s discussion: “Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph – a lesson from 9/11.”

Dr. Felder, founder of the Biblical Institute for Social Change and author of the book Troubling Biblical Waters: Race, Class and Family is currently professor of New Testament Language and Literature at Howard University School of Divinity. He is also a well-known speaker and writer.

“Afternoon Dialogue” has been a well-attended event on the UDC, featuring local, regional, national and international figures speaking on a variety of topics relative to modern life.


WHAT:                    Afternoon Dialogue with Dr. Cain Hope Felder
                                 “Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph”

WHEN:                   Friday – September 11, 2009 – 2:30 PM

WHERE:                 UDC – Dennard Plaza – 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW
                                 Rain Site: Building 44 – Room A03


The University of the District of Columbia is the only fully-accredited public institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. As an urban land-grant university, it supports a broad mission of education, research and community service and offers bachelors and masters degrees in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The university is located at 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington DC, and is conveniently located at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red Line of Metro. 

Alan Etter, Vice President of University Relations & Public Affairs, aetter@udc.edu, 202.345.6371