Luis Rivera-Pagán to speak at conference honoring George Pixley


Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:55PM

Luis Rivera-Pagán, Rosemary Radford Ruether, and more to speak at special conference honoring the life and work of George Pixley, April 22-24.

All are invited to this conference honoring Dr. George Pixley (pictured). He is a prominent scholar of Biblical and Process Studies as well as a prolific writer, primarily in Spanish, but also in English, who taught at a number of prominent Latin American theological institutions, and who was deeply involved in the liberation movement there.

Many Process Studies and Latin American luminaries will be on hand to honor him, including Dr. Luis Rivera-Pagán (pictured). An internationally known advocate for theological education, Dr. Rivera-Pagán studied with Pixley many years ago in Puerto Rico and is Emeritus Professor of Ecumenics at Princeton Theological Seminary as well as the chair of Humanities at the Faculty of General Studies of the University of Puerto Rico.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

MONDAY, APRIL 22:
Decker Hall, Pilgrim Place
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception Acknowledging George Pixley’s contributions.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23:
Haddon Conference Center, CST
9:00am - 12:00pm
Lectures by Rosemary Radford Ruether and Luis Rivera Pagán (pictured).

2:30pm - 5:00pm
Discussion with Luis Rivera-Pagán on ways of making process
thought more applicable to the Latin American situation.

Mudd Theater, CST
7:00pm - 9:00pm
- Greetings from Ernesto Cardenal and friends from Nicaragua.
- World Premiere of commissioned work by Claremont student Mary Beth Bolin (pictured) on Cardenal’s poem Polvo de Estrellas.
- Power Point Presentation on one of Pixley’s books by Gorgias Romero.
-Requiem Para Una Mujer: Dancers and singers from Mexico and South L.A.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24:
Haddon Conference Center, CST
9:00am - 12:00pm:
Lecture by Lillia Mariano (Brazil) and closing conversations .

Butler 201, CST
4:00pm-5:30pm
Seminar with Barbara Murca - Organizing for Sustainability.

This conference is free and presented by the Latin America Project at the Center for Process Studies. All are invited.

For more information, call (909) 621-5330 or download the flyer.


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