Faith + Works – Edgar Rivera Colón

Dr. Colón will be joining us on September 10th, 2023 at 4PM to discuss his faith and his works. The title of his talk is: The Clearing: Notes Toward a Spirituality of Place and Kin-Ship When the Catastrophic is Our Daily Bread.

Edgar Rivera Colón, PhD, a medical anthropologist, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. He teaches courses on health justice and the history of racism in medicine in the Narrative Medicine program. Dr. Rivera Colón is also Course Director at Columbia University’s Narrative Medicine Certificate of Professional Achievement program where he trains students in qualitative research methods. With his Columbia colleagues, he co-authored the award-winning textbook, The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine (Oxford University Press). He is a co-facilitator of the People’s CDC through his work at the Free People’s University for Urban Restoration in Orange, New Jersey. His present book project is Love Comes in Knots: Meditations in the American Labyrinth. He hosts a podcast about radical politics and spirituality called Karl Marx Ate My Field Notes. Dr. Rivera Colón is an ordained minister in The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries who is missioned to be a social movement chaplain in Los Angeles and beyond.

Please join us on September 10, 2023 at 4:00pm live at 35 Cleveland Street, Orange, NJ 07050 or on Zoom. Please register here to receive a Zoom link.