Roberto GoizuetaBoston College
Neomi de AndaUniversity of Dayton
Free and open to the public. This event will be held online through Zoom (registration required) and live-streamed to YouTube. This event is part of a webinar series on Hispanic Catholic Theology. This event and series is made possible by a generous grant from the Our Sunday Visitor Institute.
Roberto S. Goizueta is a Cuban-American theologian who holds the Margaret O'Brien Flatley Chair in Catholic Theology at Boston College. He holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from Marquette University. His academic research concentrates primarily in the areas of U.S. Latino/a theologies, Theology and culture, Theological aesthetics, and Christology. Dr. Goizueta has received several professional awards, including Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Elms College and Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from University of San Francisco. He is past-President of the Catholic Theological Society of America (2004-2005) and past-President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (1990-1991), an organization of which he is a co-founder.
Neomi De Anda, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton. She is a Tejana scholar/activist and Catholic Lay Marianist. She holds a Ph.D. in Constructive Theology from Loyola University Chicago. Her research interests include Latinas and Latin American women writers in religion 1600-1900; Christology; Latina Theology; theology and breast milk; the Intersection of race and migrations in conjunction with the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative Racial & Immigrant Justice Team; and developing a border theology in partnership with the Hope Border Institute. She currently holds the position of President-Elect for the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States. She has been awarded the Louisville Institute First Book for Minority Scholars grant and fellowships from the Hispanic Theological Initiative and the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology.