Event Title

Religion, Spiritualities, and Migration

Event Type

Event

Location

University Hall 1000

Start Date

1-11-2007 10:50 AM

End Date

1-11-2007 12:05 PM

Description

Los Angeles occupies a unique position as both the largest Catholic archdiocese in the US, and the most religiously diverse city in the world. This panel examined issues of religious diversity in Los Angeles. The panel was held on All Saints Day, celebrated among Latino/a communities as Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Professors Lara Medina and Yreina Cervantez (CSUN) began by discussing the diversity among different communities who celebrate Day of the Dead. Rick Nahmias is a photographer who has documented Latino/a communities with The Migrant Project , and religious diversity through Golden States of Grace . He discussed issues of those who through their immigration status or religious practices are often on the margins of society. The panel concluded with Professor Tracy Tiemeier (LMU) discussing her work on Asian American theology.

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Nov 1st, 10:50 AM Nov 1st, 12:05 PM

Religion, Spiritualities, and Migration

University Hall 1000

Los Angeles occupies a unique position as both the largest Catholic archdiocese in the US, and the most religiously diverse city in the world. This panel examined issues of religious diversity in Los Angeles. The panel was held on All Saints Day, celebrated among Latino/a communities as Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Professors Lara Medina and Yreina Cervantez (CSUN) began by discussing the diversity among different communities who celebrate Day of the Dead. Rick Nahmias is a photographer who has documented Latino/a communities with The Migrant Project , and religious diversity through Golden States of Grace . He discussed issues of those who through their immigration status or religious practices are often on the margins of society. The panel concluded with Professor Tracy Tiemeier (LMU) discussing her work on Asian American theology.