Haunted by Thoughts of a Sun-Drenched Elsewhere: Lessons from the Life of Isabelle Eberhardt

On October 21, 1904, Isabelle Eberhardt, a 27 year old woman from Switzerland, died in a flash flood in the desert in Algeria.  She had been living in North Africa, and had taken a male, muslim name. We know about her life from her writings, and from the writings of people who encountered her.  Come … Continued

Día de Muertos

Vanessa Rivas & Berenice Acevedo will join us to discuss “Commemorating dead loved ones: Día de Muertos”. Their presentation will provide a description of the holiday, its origin & use. They will analyze its practice and perspective in the culture, as well as its transnational spread  across the world. Service Leader:  Linda Amspaugh.  Fall Congregational … Continued