Wednesday, December 10, 2008

January 31: American Catholic Nuns in Historical Perspective

Join us at the Huntington Library on Saturday, January 31, 9:30am-12noon, for a trio of presentations spanning centuries and coasts:

vintage photo of nun dancing with two boysCommunity Ministry, Community Change: American Catholic Nuns in Historical Perspective

The Daughters of Charity as Advocates for the Sick Poor in Los Angeles, 1856-1878
Kristine Ashton Gunnell
Ph.D. Candidate, History, Claremont Graduate University

The Harlem Franciscan Hand Maids of Mary: A Community of Women, A Community of Hope, 1916-1931
Kendahl Radcliffe
Assistant Professor, Afro-Ethnic Studies, California State University, Fullerton

Creating Community at the Edge: One Sister's Journey

Sister Terry Dodge, SSL
Executive Director, Crossroads, Inc.

Moderator: Donna Schuele, Lecturer, Department of Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine

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