LAS Religion and Society Lecture Series

DePaul’s LAS Religion and Society Lecture Series presents two upcoming events: “Soil and Sacrament: A Memoir of Food and Faith,” as well as a Faculty/Staff lunch seminar with Fred Bahnson. Fred Bahnson is the Director of the Food, Faith and Religious Leadership Initiative at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.


The “Soil and Sacrament” event will take place on Wednesday, March 5th from 7-9 pm in DePaul’s Cortelyou Commons (LPC). The following day, DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Fred Bahnson for a lunch seminar. The seminar will take place in Student Center room 324 (LPC) from noon to 2 pm. Those interested in either (or both) of the events should RSVP to Michael Budde, Ph.D. at no later than one week before the event(s).



“5 Broken Cameras” Screening & Discussion with Emad Burnat


In 2013 DePaul IDS student, Dima Budron, traveled with a delegation of Jewish and Palestinian Americans to Israel/Palestine. The Non-Violence Solidarity Trip visited the West Bank village of Bil’in where they were hosted by Emad Burnat, creator of the Emmy Award Winning and Oscar nominated documentary 5 Broken Cameras.

The group she traveled with will be hosting an event Monday, February 24 at 7:30 pm alongside DePaul, University of Chicago, and Loyola Students for Justic in Palestine groups as well as Resisting Oppression & Occupation Together, Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East and Jewish Voice for Peace organizations.

The event will include a screening of 5 Broken Cameras and feature a synopsis from Emad Burnat, followed by a Question and Answer session. Please join Dima and fellow DePaul students in DePaul’s Linocln Park Student Center (Brownstone’s Annex) on the 24th.

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