Wed, Oct 6, 2021

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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We welcome Nichole M. Flores, PhD from the University of Virginia. Her presentation will delve into the aesthetics of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the issue of race and the global pandemic from our common life. Dr. Flores is the author of “Aesthetics of Solidarity: Our Lady of Guadalupe and American Democracy” which was just released this summer by Georgetown University Press.

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Nichole Flores

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

University of Virginia

DR. NICHOLE M. FLORES is an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia. She speaks, writes and teaches about the significance of Catholic and Latinx theology and ethics in plural social, political, and ecclesial contexts. She has published articles in the Journal of Religious Ethics, the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, and the Journal of Religion and Society. She has been awarded grants from the Mellon Global South Humanities Fellowship from the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures and the Yale Center for Faith and Culture in support of work on her first book, To Lift Up the Lowly: The Aesthetics of Solidarity. She is a contributing author on the masthead at America: The Jesuit Review of Faith & CultureIn 2015, Dr. Flores was honored with the Catherine Mowry LaCugna Award for the best academic essay in Catholic theology from the Catholic Theological Society of America.



Dr. Flores earned an A.B. in government from Smith College, an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Boston College.


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