Conference on Local Cultures and the Global Church (Notre Dame, Indiana, June 24-27, 2007)

From: H-Net Announcements:

Local Cultures/Global Church: Challenges and Mission in the History of Women Religious, June 24-27, 2007

This conference explores women’s missionary work in Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, work among diverse groups in the United States and Europe as well as the challenges of cultural diversity within communities. Papers address aspects of women’s and gender history, history of religions, cultural history, peace history and the history of the global connections of citizens and residents of the United States. Keynote speakers Angelyn Dries, St. Louis University, will speak on “Women Religious: Mission and World Christianity,” and Meg Guider, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, will speak on “Mission in the Americas: The Challenge of Reciprocity.” The NGOMA group, a Chicago ensemble of nine musicians, will provide a musical journey through African-American history. Scholars and the general public are welcome to participate.

Kathleen Cummings
University of Notre Dame
1135 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone 574-631-8749
Email: cushwa.1_AT_nd_DOT_edu
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