Department of Religious Studies

Educating in a Catholic Vernacular: Lessons on Religion, Ethnicity and Law from the Sister-Taught Public Schools of New Mexico

Mon, November 29, 2010 | Dean's Conference Room, 3rd floor, Gebauer Hall

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

a talk by Kathleen Holscher (Villanova University)

Kathleen Holscher received her Ph.D. in Religion from Princeton University and is currently Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University. She specializes in American Catholicism, church-state relations, and religion in the American West. Her book, Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters, Public Education and the Law in Mid-Century New Mexico, explores the different contexts in which Americans have articulated ideas about religious liberty and the separation of church and state. It is currently under contract with Oxford University Press.

Sponsored by: Department of Religious Studies

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