Westminster’s Diversity Council Presents Beyond Borders and Fronteras
Film, Art and Interfaith Events Highlight Immigration Debate
SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College’s Diversity Council presents Beyond Borders and Fronteras, an art, film and interfaith event highlighting the current debate on immigration. Events will take place Feb. 11-22, 2008 throughout the Westminster campus.
Features the photo-documentary “Invisible No More: Latinos’ Dignity March in Utah,” by Dr. Armando Solórzano, and the collection "Bordering on Injustice" by painter Jimmy Lucero, Westminster Art professor.
Date/Location: Feb. 11-22, 2008 in the lobby of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory.
Religious leaders Rev. Bishop John C. Wester, Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City; Pastor Steve Klemz, Zion Lutheran Church Elca; Elder Marlin K. Jensen, First Quorum of the Seventy; and Rabbi Fred Wenger will introduce and lead an interfaith dialogue highlighting their perspectives on immigration.
Date/Location: Feb. 13, at 7 p.m., in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory.
University of Utah students will present their immigration-focused documentaries and lead discussions. Come engage in an open dialogue and gather diverse perspectives on a poignant issue quickly transforming American society.
Date/Location: Feb. 20, 2008 at 6 p.m., in the Gore School of Business Auditorium, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (801) 832-2386. Westminster College is located at 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college distinguished by its unique approach to learning. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster prepares students for success with its emphasis on active learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. These are further enriched by the opportunities presented by Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake. For more information visit www.westminstercollege.edu.