Modern Pilgrims and Ancient Paths: Saint James’ Path for the Contemporary Soul
Join us as Cristina Ortiz, UW-Green Bay Professor of Humanistic Studies (Spanish) and native of San Sebastián, Spain, guides us in a discussion of the medieval European tradition of pilgrimage and its practice in present day.
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|Date:||Tuesday, March 4|
|Time:||5 p.m. hors d’oeuvres reception
6 p.m. program
|Location:||Weidner Center Grand Foyer|
Cristina Ortiz was born in San Sebastián (Spain) where she completed her undergraduate studies in Philosophy and Education. She came to the United States in 1987 to further her education and obtained a Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. in Spanish and Latin American Literatures from the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests are focused on women's issues, concepts of nation and nationalism in film and literature, and issues in higher education.
In 1993 she came to UW-Green Bay where she teaches Spanish language and culture courses. She has led travel courses to Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain and Australia.