Carr Presents for Film Forum of Christian Scholars Conference

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Cheryl Carr HeadshotCheryl Carr, associate dean of the Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, recently presented “Juxtapositions of Freedom: Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine, Or Are They?” for the annual Christian Scholars Conference held at Lipscomb University. Carr’s paper explored contrasts in conceptualizations of freedom in a theological context, as depicted in the film “Shawshank Redemption,” with an intertextual nod to Bebe Moore Campbell’s novel Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine.

Her presentation discussed the use of film and the film industry to influence cultural and theological narratives. Carr also participated in the Christian Academic Leaders meeting as part of the conference.