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AU speakers to describe ‘El Camino de Santiago’ experiences
2/05/13

Kerry Kautzman, associate professor of Spanish at Alfred University, along with several students, will present "Pilgrimage in Spain - El Camino de Santiago" as the next lecture in Alfred University’s ongoing Bergren Forum Series.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 12:10 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Kautzman and the students will discuss the history of the pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago in Spain, along with the community and current state of the pilgrimage. In addition, the students will recount their own travel experiences to Spain, in which they completed the Camino de Santiago.

Kautzman earned a bachelor of arts degree from Gannon University, Erie, PA. She then continued her education, earning a master of arts degree and Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Cincinnati. She has been the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including the 2004 Alfred University Joseph Kruson Trust Fund Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Alfred University International Fellowship for Faculty Development Grant. Her work has been published in the Hispanic Journal and the Beatriz Viterbo Editoras.

The Bergren Forum, sponsored by the Alfred University Division of Human Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, meets Thursdays during each academic semester at the University. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch; coffee and tea will be available.