2017 Boardman Symposium: Sanctuary: A Public Conversation on Religion, Immigration, and Contested Spaces


Join Penn’s Religious Studies department for a public discussion with leading religious leaders, historic preservationists, and activists for sacred spaces concerning relevant and contemporary issues facing struggles and triumphs of immigration, religion and sacred spaces.



Venerable Rath Muni
Buddhist Monk, Wat Preah Rangsey
Philadeliphia, PA

A. Robert Jaeger

President, Partners for Sacred Places
Philadelphia, PA

Sophia Rabliauskas
Indigenous Cultural Sovereignty Activist
Manitoba, Canada

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Founder and President of Cordoba House
New York, New York

Moderated by:
Dr. Justin McDaniel

Professor and Chair,
Religious Studies Department
University of Pennsylvania

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Location: 

Kislak Center, Class of 1978 Pavillion Room
6th Floor, Van Pelt Library
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104