HUMANITIES DECANTED: MARIO T. GARCÍA, FATHER LUIS OLIVARES: A BIOGRAPHY
Join us for a dialogue between Mario T. García (Chicana and Chicano Studies and History) and Verónica Castillo-Muñoz (History) about García’s new biography, Father Luis Olivares: Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles. Refreshments will be served.
García‘s latest book is the untold story of the Los Angeles sanctuary movement’s champion, Father Luis Olivares (1934–1993), a Catholic priest and a charismatic, faith-driven leader for social justice. Beginning in 1980 and continuing for most of the decade, hundreds of thousands of Salvadoran and Guatemalan refugees made the hazardous journey to the United States, seeking asylum from political repression and violence in their home states.
Part of a Series
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|HUMANITIES DECANTED: TRANSGENDER LANGUAGE REFORM||May 16, 2018||11:00 PM|
|Humanities Decanted: Lal Zimman, Transgender Language Reform: Some Challenges and Strategies for Promoting Trans-Affirming, Gender-Inclusive Language||May 17, 2018||4:00 PM|
|HUMANITIES DECANTED: TRANSGENDER LANGUAGE REFORM||May 17, 2018||4:00 PM|
|Humanities Decanted: Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands||November 20, 2019||4:00 PM|