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MUSCARELLE EXPLORATIONS | Healing Spaces on the Camino de Santiago in Medieval and Contemporary Settings

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Speaker: Kathleen Jenkins, Professor & Chair, Department of Sociology, Co-Director, Institute for Pilgrimage Studies, William & Mary Jessica Streit, Assistant Professor of Islamic & Medieval Art, College of Charleston
Virtual, VA United States
Free – $10
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Jessica Streit will begin the evening presentation with medieval Le Puy-en-Velay, a city that serves as the starting point for one of the four major routes to Santiago de Compostela. Her talk will feature two of the city’s 12th-century pilgrimage monuments, showing how they engender feelings of arrival and a desire to keep moving for their audience of pilgrims. Kathleen Jenkins will then bring us to the 21st century. Drawing from her recent ethnography, Walking the Way Together: How Families Connect on the Camino de Santiago, Kathleen will present stories of families investing in pilgrimage as a practice for strengthening kin relationships and becoming a part of each other’s emotional and spiritual understandings.

Muscarelle Members, W&M Staff, Faculty, Students: Free

Non-Members: $10

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Date:
March 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10
Event Category:
Website:
https://muscarelle.wm.edu/product/healing-spaces-on-the-camino-de-santiago-in-medieval-and-contemporary-settings/

Venue

Virtual
VA United States

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Speaker
Kathleen Jenkins, Professor & Chair, Department of Sociology, Co-Director, Institute for Pilgrimage Studies, William & Mary Jessica Streit, Assistant Professor of Islamic & Medieval Art, College of Charleston