June 2018 – Faith, Tradition and Modernization in Central America

Please join Canisius College President John J. Hurley and Dr. Timothy Wadkins, Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Institute for Global Engagement for a “Road Less Traveled” alumnae/life-long learner seminar in El Salvador and Guatemala.

This seminar will include visits to: Mayan ruins; Catholic and Mayan spiritualities in the ancient villages along Lake Atitlan in Guatemala; old colonial towns; Guatemalan and Salvadoran civil war memorial sites where Catholic bishops, priests and peasants were martyred; social service agencies dealing with issues such as street children, homelessness and gang violence; Catholic cathedrals; Pentecostal mega-churches; and congregations engaged in various kinds of social service. Along the way there will be presentations by experts in various fields and a musical concert by a renowned Salvadoran folk singer. There will also be optional opportunities for activities such as hiking, shopping, touring a coffee plantation, and golf. Don’t miss this unique continuing education opportunity.

For more information please visit canisius.edu/IGSOR or contact Dr. Wadkins at 716.888.2824 or wadkins@canisius.edu