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Pat Reif Memorial Lecture

October 24, 2018



Pat Reif Memorial Lecture 2018: 
"Metaphor, Moral Reasoning and Women's Protest Movements" 
Speaker: Kwok Pui Lan, ThD
Oct. 24, 2018

Mount Saint Mary's University's Religious Studies program presents its annual Pat Reif Memorial Lecture, free and open to the public. 

This year's lecturer is Kwok Pui Lan, ThD, dinstinguished visiting professor at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. She is also president of the American Academy of Religion, and has published extensively in Asian feminist theology, biblical interpretation and postcolonial criticism. A number of her books will be available for purchase and signing. 

Event details: 
Oct. 24, 2018
7-9 p.m. 
Mount Saint Mary's University 
Doheny Campus - Rose Hills Auditorium 
10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, 90007

This lecture will also take place the following day in Claremont, Calif., as part of this annual collaboration with Claremont Graduate University: Oct. 25, 2018, at CGU's Albrecht Auditorium, from 7-9 p.m. 

About this annual event
The annual Pat Reif, IHM, Memorial Lectureship was created in 2002 in honor of Patricia A. Reif, IHM, PhD. A scholar, educator and activist, Reif taught philosophy and chaired the graduate department in religious studies at Immaculate Heart College. In 1984 she founded the first MA program in Feminist s\Spirituality. Active in many social justice issues, including domestic abuse, poverty, immigration, welfare rights and the anti-nuclear movement, Reif co-founded the Interfaith Hunger Coalition and the Southern California Interfaith Task Force on Central America.

The funding of the Patricia A. Reif, IHM, Memorial Lecture Fund is a joint effort of CGU, the Immaculate Heart Community, the Immaculate Heart College Alumnae Board, the Immaculate Heart College Center, the Mount Saint Mary's University Religious Studies Department, Women's Perspective of Pilgrim Place, and CST’s Center for Sexuality, Gender and Religion. The lecture fund is dedicated to advancing the ideals she represented.