CTMS Event

From Occupation to Sanctuary: The Faith Politics of Latinx Freedom Movements, 1960s–1980s

Apr 03 7:00PM

We invite you to join us for the eighth annual CTMS Lecture, by Dr. Felipe Hinojosa, “From Occupation to Sanctuary: The Faith Politics of Latinx Freedom Movements, 1960s–1980s.” A livestream is also available; register to receive a webinar link.

Felipe Hinojosa is the John and Nancy Jackson Endowed Chair in Latin America and Professor of History at Baylor University. His research areas include Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, American religion, race and ethnicity, and social movements. His work has appeared in Zócalo Public SquareWestern Historical QuarterlyAmerican Catholic StudiesMennonite Quarterly Review, and in edited collections on Latina/o studies. Dr. Hinojosa’s first book, Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) was awarded the 2015 Américo Paredes Book Award for the best book in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies by the Center for Mexican American Studies at South Texas College. His new book, Apostles of Change: Latino Radical Politics, Church Occupations, and the Fight to Save the Barrio (University of Texas Press, 2021) is set in four major cities (Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Houston) where in 1969 and 1970 Latino radical activists clashed with religious leaders as they occupied churches to protest urban renewal, poverty, police brutality, and racism in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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