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Monday, November 9, 7 pm, Alumnae Lounge

How have diasporas and settler colonialism impacted various religions in the U.S.? How has the history of migration and oppression led to a strengthening of faith for some people while causing a rejection of faith by others? This panel will investigate the ways in which marginalized peoples have retooled and/or rejected the impact of colonialism and missionary activity in past and current social movements of survival, resistance, and social justice. Please join us for a panel discussion moderated by Religion professor Heather Curtis.

Refreshments will be served.

Panelists include:

  • Natalie Avalos, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Connecticut College
  • Aisha Beliso-De Jesus, Associate Professor of African American Religions, Harvard Divinity School
  • Linford Fisher, Associate Professor of History, Brown University
  • The Reverend Irene Monroe, PhD, Cambridge author and activist

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