Ocaxaca, Mexico Pilgrims

Devotion in Motion, a photojournalism project following religious pilgrims in Oaxaca, Mexico

Thursday, February 8, 2018
4:30 pm
MacMillan Hall, Lobby Gallery

Gallery opening begins at 4:30pm proceeded by the Lecture at 6:00pm. The exhibition will run from February 8-March 8 2018.

Dr. Edward Wright Rios, Department of History, Vanderbilt University, and photojournalist Mike Dubose

About the guest speakers:

Edward Wright-RĂ­os is a Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. His specialty is the cultural history of modern Mexico, and his scholarship centers on popular religion, the Catholic Church, printing, nationalism, gender, writing, and art. In addition to numerous articles, he has published two books: Revolutions in Mexican Catholicism: Reform and Revelation in Oaxaca, 1887-1934 (2009) and Searching for Madre Matiana: Prophecy and Popular Culture in Modern Mexico (2014). He is currently writing a book on the pilgrimage to Juquila.

Mike DuBose is a photojournalist with more than 30 years of experience working throughout the U.S. and around the world. He spent his early career as a daily newspaper photographer for the Knoxville News-Sentinel and The Tennessean. Since 1995, he has been the staff photographer for the news agency of the United Methodist Church. His assignments have taken him to more than 40 countries and nearly all 50 states.

Sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures; the Center for Latin American Studies (Vanderbilt University); the Department of History; the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film; the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies Program.

For co-curricular connections contact: Lance Ingwersen, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History & Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, Miami University