• koderaj-squareWellesley Professor Jim Kodera will be joining the Wellesley in New Mexico Club

Friday evening, December 2. RSVP to join in an informal dinner and lecture at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe, NM.

Here are the details! We will meet in Santa Fe, at *Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, NM.


6:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner, Olive Garden Catering $12 suggested donation. Feel free to bring an appetizer, dessert, or bottle of wine to share.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Lecture - Please feel free to invite friends or family. Please RSVP using the website tool and please note dinner only, lecture only or both. In the title area, please include your graduating year.

When:

Friday, 12/2/16 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm | iCal

Where:

Teatro Paraguas
3205 Calle Marie
Santa Fe, NM 87507

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Look Who's Coming:

Anna Maria Gonzales
  Class of "89
Keith Clemson
Saroj Baxter
Sally Barlow
  Wellesley in NM
Sally Barlow
  Wellesley in NM
Elizabeth Stoll
Lisa Woodson
  none
Linda Gaza
  Wellesley in NM-Kodera dinner & lecture
MARCIA and GEORGE DEGARMO
Christie Baskett
  Wellesley '82
Linda Gaza
  Need to cancel (2) unexpected house guests
MaryJo Norton
MaryJo Norton
Kate McCahill
  SFCC
Cristi Cave
Beverly Harris
Jane & Stephen Coutts
  Wellesley Class of 1966
... a total of 17 guests.
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Prof. Kodera will speak on: How the Academic Study of Religion Has Changed at Wellesley and Beyond.

Prof. Kodera says: "I am committed to the academic study of religion from the historical and comparative perspective, with a focus on Asia, broadly including both East Asia and South Asia. More specifically, I offer courses on Buddhism from its origin in India through its development in Tibet, China, Korea, Japan and the West. I am also interested in the inner relationship between a contemplative life and social and political responsibility, involving a variety of religious and cultural traditions.

At Wellesley, I helped develop Japanese Studies as part of East Asian Studies Program and Asian American Studies as part of American Studies."

Teatro Paraguas- 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, NM. Coming from I-25, take the Cerrillos Road exit. Turn North onto Richard's Avenue from Cerrillos Road (the landmark is the corner where I-Hop is located on one corner and McDonald's is on the other). Richard's Avenue turns into Henry Lynch Road as it crosses the intersection with Rufina Street. Continue onto Henry Lynch Road and take the 2nd road on the right-hand side of the road, Calle Marie. Teatro Paraguas is in the second building, suite B on the left-hand side of Calle Marie. http://www.teatroparaguas.org/map