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What Can We Learn About Being Human From Life Online?

November 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST

Come hear Chris Stedman share his insights about connection and significance in digital space. There will be a time for questions and answers.
For much of history, humans have grappled with questions of meaning and belonging within institutions like churches and civic groups. Today, especially in the time of social distancing and online learning, more and more people are moving their search for connection and significance into digital space. The work of being human — exploring life’s big questions, finding a sense of identity and context, and connecting with others — increasingly happens on the internet. How is this changing our understanding of who we are? Join Augsburg University alum and current adjunct professor in Augsburg’s Department of Religion and Philosophy Chris Stedman for a conversation about his new book IRL: Finding Realness, Meaning, and Belonging in Our Digital Lives (out October 20, 2020), what it means to be “real” in the age of Twitter and TikTok, and what we can learn from the novel ways of being and belonging that are emerging online.
Hosted by: Augsburg University Campus Ministry
Online Location: https://augsburg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4Vo70zY1StWrKj-0iTuzFw
Additional Information can be found at: https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6489638


November 10, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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