Cultural Event: Kazan and Tolerance Presentation

Kazan and Tolerance Presentation Recruitment Image. Courtesy of The College of Arts and Sciences at Ferris State University.

Kazan and Tolerance Presentation Recruitment Image. Courtesy of The College of Arts and Sciences at Ferris State University.

Kazan’s demographics is mostly ethnic Russians and Tatars, and the predominant religions represented there are almost 47% Sunni Islam and 47% Easter Orthodox Christianity, in addition to Catholicism, Protestantism, and Judaism. Four faculty from Ferris State University traveled to Kazan in November 2015 and experienced the ways in which these various cultures and beliefs lived together in tolerance and peace.

As part of the College of Arts & Sciences Diversity efforts to promote an inclusive classroom environment, faculty memebers Tracy Busch, Lilia Caserta, Victor Piercey, and David Russell will share their experiences and insights on Thursday, February 25th from 11-11:50am in SCI. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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