Praising & Raising 
the Dead
Life, Death, and Rebirth in Africana Religions

9th Conference of the
African and Diasporic Religious Studies Association

Co-Sponsored by the Congress of Santa Barbara (KOSANBA), the Center for African and African American Studies at Southern University at New Orleans (CAAS-SUNO), WaWaWa Diaspora Centre, and Ase Ire Communiversity

Friday, April 23, 2021
Activities all weekend April 22-25

Join us ONLINE via LIVE STREAM for a day dedicated to exploring the meanings of life, death, and rebirth in Africana religions!

Keynote Address
Her Royal Majesty 
Queen Mother
Dòwòti Désir 
Hounon Houna II Guely

Opening Plenary Address
Oungan asogwe
Konnen Ki Pran
Dr. Patrick 
Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Featured Artist
Vladimir Cybil Charlier


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