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Do We All Have Value? Eugenics Conference


October 7, 2017
8:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
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Sieck 202 Classroom
801 Seminary Place
St. Louis, MO 63105 United States


The influence of the eugenics movement on American life and culture

Eugenics, which means “good birth,” was a scientific field of study popular in the early 20th century. Eugenicists believed they could improve the human species through controlled breeding. Come learn about the influence of the eugenics movement on American life and culture, past and present!


  • Eugenics: From its beginnings to WWII
  • Dr. Garland Allen
  • Professor Emeritus Department of Biology
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Eugenic Influences Today
  • Dr. Robert Weise
  • Professor Emeritus Department of Practical Theology
  • Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Guest Information

  • Childcare and a light breakfast provided.
  • Registration deadline is Oct. 5, 2017.
  • To register, call Erika Bennett at 314-505-7286 or email bennette@csl.edu.

Sponsored by the Concordia Seminary Life Team, St. Louis 91.5 FM of the Bott Radio Network and Thrivent Financial.

Schedule Eugenic Influences Today outline Poster Bulletin Insert

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