Meeting of Working Group Members
The following events are free and open to the public.
2:00 PM (Auditorium)
Panel:La virgen se fue de mojada: Migrating Devotions Across Borders
Screening of short film clips including Celebrating the virgin in "la mala vecindad" by, Elva Elisabeth Bishop and Altha Cravey, as well as “Lupe & JuanDi from the Block” by FULANA (www.fulana.org)., Presentation by Joel Magallán, Executive Director of Asociación Tepeyac de New York (www.tepeyac.org), Moderated by Alyshia Gálvez.
6:00 PM (Auditorium)
A conversation with Jean Franco and Renato Rosaldo, with story-telling by Pedro Lasch
Artist Pedro Lasch will launch the evening’s events by telling a story, La virgen más…
Distinguished scholars Jean Franco and Renato Rosaldo will respond to the story and to each other in an informal conversation touching on the topics of religion, globalization, local religiosities, Marianism, migration and dueling virgins…
Reception to celebrate the new release of Performing Religion in the Americas: Media, Politics, and Devotional Practices of the 21st Century.