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2013 Colloquium Schedule

2013 ACHTUS Colloquium
June 2-5, 2013
Miami, FL

• 9:30-4:30 Board meeting
• 6:00-7:00 Welcome & Worship
• 7:00-9:00 Opening Reception & Installation of President

• 8:45-9:00 Morning Prayer

• 9:00-10:30 Large Conjunto Session:
25 Years of ACHTUS: Past, Present, and Future
Panelists: Allan Figueroa-Deck, SJ, Miguel Díaz, Lauren Guerra
• 10:30-11:00 Coffee break

• 11:00-12:30 Small Conjunto Sessions
Speaking Good News: The Role of Latino/a Theology Today
“Latino/a Theologian as Bearer of Good News”
Hosffman Ospino and Sixto Garcia
“Is Mestizaje Adequate as a Philosophical or Ethical Framework?”
Cecilia Titizano and Ana Maria Pineda

• 12:30-2:30 Lunch break/Siesta

• 2:30-3:30 Large Conjunto: An ACHTUS Discussion
Identity and Acompañamiento: Membership Status in ACHTUS
facilitated by Maria Teresa Dávila and James Nickoloff

• 3:30-4:00 Merienda & informal discussion

• 4:15-6:00 Business Meeting
[Evening free]

• 8:45-9:00 Morning Prayer

• 9-10:30 Small Conjunto Sessions
Reading & Theorizing Good News
“Popular Culture, Conscientización, and Liberation: Continuing Ada María Isasi-Díaz’s Dialogue with Pragmatism and Ellacuría”
Chris Tirres and Robert Lassalle-Klein
“Seeking Biblical Truth in the New World”
Mónica Mata and Jorge Aquino
• 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

• 11-12:30 Small Conjunto Sessions
Challenge and Promise of Good News in South Florida
“La Caridad Nos Une? Our Lady of Charity as a Figure of Cuban Reconciliation”
Sr. Ondina Cortes and Alicia Marill
“Behold the Cross: Good News for Victims of Human Trafficking”
Nicole Flores and Elsie Miranda

• 12:30-2:30 Lunch
• 2:30-3:30 Business Meeting II
• 3:30-5:30 Siesta Break
• 6:00-9:00 Banquet, Awards, Presidential Address

• 8:30-9:15 (New) Board Meeting
• 9:30-10:30 Enlace
A Dialogue with the Local Community
Pedro Corces and Nancy Pineda-Madrid
• 10:30-11:00 Closing Announcements, Worship & Sendoff