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Seminar | Argonne National Laboratory

Sikh American Cultural Safari

Alumni Association Seminar

Abstract: The presentation will be an introduction to the Sikh religion and culture. Who are the Sikhs? Why do the men wear a turban? What are the key beliefs and cultural aspects of this religion, which originated five centuries ago in South Asia and is now the fifth largest faith in the world?

Bio: Raj Mago was born and raised in India and is now a U.S. citizen. He received a degree in mechanical engineering from Punjab University, India. He  retired as an Engineering Senior Manager after 42 years with Navistar. He is now a community outreach and media coordinator for the Sikh Religious Society. He is also a Trustee Emeritus for the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, co-founder and member of the Board of Governors of the Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago, and executive secretary for the Asian American Coalition of Chicago.

Details: The event is open to all current and retired employees and to members of the public. 

A plated lunch will be available immediately following the presentation. The menu choices include pasta, salads, and various sandwiches for $14/person including beverage, service charge and sales tax.

To register for the seminar, send email to Dave Livengood and indicate if you will attend the presentation only or both the presentation and lunch.

Non-employees require a gate pass and can request one by sending email to Angie McKay by Monday, Sept. 17.

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Argonne Alumni Association