Florence Amamoto (English)

Posted on May 16th, 2019 by

Florence Amamoto interviewed Eugene B. Redmond, Black Arts Movement pioneer and poet laureate of East Saint Louis for the Past Presidents Luncheon at the 2018 Western Literature Association conference in October. She lectured on Buddhism at Trinity Lutheran Church in December. Her chapter “Response-ability in Practice: Discerning Vocation through Campus Relationships” was published in David Cunningham (ed.), Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy (Oxford UP, 2019). She gave a presentation on Institutional Vocation, Identity, and Diversity as part of a panel titled Institutional Vocation: Fostering Leadership, Promoting Inclusion with Gustavus alumnus Jason Mahn (Augustana-Rock Island) and Julianne Wallace (Alvernia University) at the 2019 national NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education) Conference in Louisville, KY in March. Two essays, “Stories for the Undecided” and “Mindfulness in Action: A Buddhist Reflects on Vocation,” appeared on the NetVUE blog Vocation Matters in March and April respectively.


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