The Sacred Alien: Immigrant Advocacy Reimagines the Borderlands

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 9:30am
UA Poetry Center Rubel Room 1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue) Tucson, AZ 85721-0150

Lane Van Ham is the author of A Common Humanity: Ritual, Religion, and Immigrant Advocacy in Tucson, Arizona (University of Arizona Press, 2011) and specializes in religious dimensions of attitudes toward immigrants to the United States.  He is a Professor of English at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri, and co-chairs of Religions, Peace, and Social Conflict group of the American Academy of Religion.