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Teresa Urrea (La Santa de Cabora)

TERESA URREA TIMELINE 1873:  Niña Garcia María Rebecca Chávez (later known as Teresa Urrea) was born to Cayetana Chávez in Sinaloa, Mexico. 1877-1880; 1884-1911:  The Porfiriato, the period of the presidency of Porfirio Díaz in Mexico during which the government suppressed Indigenous and popular rebellions in the name of “orden y progresso” took place. 1889:  Teresa Urrea received the “don,” the gift of healing, and became widely known throughout Northwest Mexico as “La Santa de Cabora” (or “Santa Teresa”) because of her miraculous healings. 1889-1890:  Many visited the Cabora Ranch, where Teresa lived, to be healed, including Yaqui and Mayo Indians from the region. Mexican Spiritists and U.S. Spirtualists also visited to assess her power as a Spiritual medium. 1890:  Spiritualist and Spiritist presses joined to from the Federación Universal…
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Jennifer Koshatka Seman

Dr. Jennifer Koshatka Seman currently teaches courses in Multicultural American history and Latin American history at Metropolitan State University of Denver where she is a Lecturer in History. Her research interests lie in the interaction between subaltern practices and institutional forms of power in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and the U.S. West and the ways in which race, gender, and spirituality inform this interaction.  Jennifer is the author of Borderlands Curanderos: The Worlds of Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021), her first book. Borderlands Curanderos about the “small worlds” of two Mexican faith healers, or curanderos, Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo, and how they informed the “larger worlds” of the turn-of-the-century when they crossed the border from Mexico to the United States…
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Roy Ascott

  ROY ASCOTT TIMELINE 1934 (October 26):  Roy Ascott was born in Bath, England. 1953-1955:  Ascott’s National Service was spent as Officer in RAF Fighter Control. 1955-1959:  Ascott enrolled in the Fine Art and Art History Program at King's College at the University of Durham. He was awarded the degree of B.A. Hons Fine Art in 1959. 1956-1961:  Ascott was appointed Studio Demonstrator, a two-year position, by Victor Pasmore at King’s College at the University of Durham. 1960-1964:  Ascott instituted the GroundCourse as Head of Foundation at Ealing School of Art in London. 1963:  Ascott had his first solo show, “Diagram Boxes and Analogue Structures,” at Molton Gallery in London. 1964-1967:  Ascott held the position of Head of the Department of Fine Art, and implemented the GroundCourse, at the Suffolk…
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ENTRY CATEGORIES AFRICA Faith of Unity | Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments | Redeemed Christian Church of God | Shashemene | Zar Spirit Possession in Central Sudan | Zion Christian Church | AFRICAN AMERICAN TRADITIONS Father Divine | Moorish Science Temple of America | Mother Divine | MOVE | Nation of Islam | Nation of Yahweh | People Love People House of God | St. John Will-I-AmColtrane African Orthodox Church | United House of Prayer ALTERNATIVE POPES Order of St. Charbel | Palmarian Catholic Church | ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC, SKEPTIC James Randi Educational Association | Oasis Network | Religion of Humanity | Sunday Assembly | The Universal Church Triumphant of the Apathetic Agnostic AUSTRALIA Answers in Genesis | Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) | C3 Church | Comunidade Nova Aliança (New…
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Rosaleen Norton

ROSALEEN NORTON TIMELINE 1917 (October 2):  Rosaleen “Roie” Miriam Norton was born in Dunedin, New Zealand to an Orthodox Protestant family. 1925 (June):  Norton migrated with her family to Lindfield, Sydney, Australia. 1934:  Sixteen-year-old Norton published three horror stories in the newspaper, Smith’s Weekly. On the merit of her work, Smith’s hired her as a cadet journalist and illustrator for eight months. 1940 (December 24):  Norton married Beresford Lionel Conroy (1914-1988). 1943 (June):  An article on Norton, “A Vision of the Boundless,” was published in the magazine Pertinent. Norton was portrayed as a mystic-artist, able to access astral realms through expanded states of consciousness. 1949:  Searching for art exhibition spaces, Norton hitchhiked from Sydney to Melbourne with fellow poet and Pertinent contributor, Gavin Greenlees (1930-1983). 1949:  Norton was indicted for…
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EverQuest

EVERQUEST TIMELINE 1996:  John Smedley at Sony Interactive Studios America developed the main concepts for EverQuest. 1999:  EverQuest launched online and quickly became more successful than anticipated, setting high standards for the developing culture of massively multiplayer online role-playing games. 2002:  The fourth expansion of EverQuest, “Planes of Power,” stressed its simulated religion, offering access to the Plane of Time, but only for avatars that vanquish minions of four elemental deities. 2004:  EverQuest II launched online. 2006:  After a period of effective exile, the gods returned to Norrath in the original EverQuest. 2009:  A special issue of the journal Game Studies was devoted to EverQuest on its tenth anniversary. 2015:  EverQuest and EverQuest II were transferred from Sony to Daybreak Game Company. 2016:  Plans to release a third version, EverQuest…
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Moina Bergson Mathers

MOINA BERGSON MATHERS TIMELINE 1865 (February 28):  Mina Bergson was born in Geneva, Switzerland. 1867:  The Bergsons moved to Paris in 1867. 1873:  The Bergsons settled permanently in London in 1873. 1880:  Mina Bergson began attending the Slade School of Art. 1882:  Annie Horniman and Mina Bergson met and began a friendship that lasted for the rest of their lives. 1883:  Exceptionally talented in drawing, Mina Bergson was awarded a scholarship from the Slade School of Art. During the course of her studies, she received four certificates of merit for her drawing. 1886:  Mina Bergson received a certificate of completion from the Slade. 1886–1887:  Mina Bergson left her family home and moved to shared rooms at 17 Fitzroy Street with her painter friend, Beatrice Offor. 1887:  Whilst independently studying and…
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Jeanne Mammen

JEANNE MAMMEN TIMELINE 1890 (November 21):  Gertrude Johanna Luise Mammen (named Jeanne) was born in Berlin as the youngest daughter of the businessman Gustav Oskar Mammen and his wife Ernestine Caroline Josephine Elise, née Delhaes. 1900:  The Mammen family moved to the upper-class suburb of Passy in Paris. 1907:  After attending the Lycée Molière, Mammen, together with her sister Adeline Marie Louise (named Mimi), began studying Fine Arts at the internationally renowned private Académie Julian, founded by the painter Rodolphe Julian in 1868. 1908 (November):  Jeanne Mammen and her sister moved to Brussels. They continued their formal art training at the Académie des Beaux-Arts. Fernand Khnopff, Herman Richir and Jean Delville were among their academic teachers. 1911:  After finishing their fine art studies in Paris and Brussels, Jeanne Mammen and…
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Margaret Ithell Colquhoun

ITHELL COLQUHOUN TIMELINE 1906 (October 9):  Margaret Ithell Colquhoun was born to British parents in Shillong, Assam, India. 1907-1908:  Colquhoun and her family settled in Cheltenham, England. 1919:  Colquhoun was enrolled at Cheltenham Ladies College. 1923:  Colquhoun’s interest in occultism was stimulated when she read a newspaper account of Aleister Crowley’s Abbey of Thelema. 1926:  Colquhoun was enrolled at Cheltenham School of Arts and Crafts. She wrote the script and designed the costume for the alchemically-informed one-act play Bird of Hermes. 1928:  Colquhoun moved to London to study at the Slade School of Fine Art. In the same year, she joined the Quest Society, founded in 1909 by the Theosophist and former secretary of the Theosophical Society in England, G.R.S. Mead. 1929:  Colquhoun was awarded a joint first prize in…
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Victoria Ferentinou

Victoria Ferentinou is Assistant Professor at the University of Ioannina, Greece, where she teaches art theory and history of art. She is the author of a number of articles and book chapters on international Surrealism and women artists, and on the relationship between modern art and esotericism. She is also a contributor to The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism (Bloomsbury 2018) and co-editor of Surrealism, Occultism and Politics: In Search of the Marvellous (Routledge 2017).
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