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KOSANBA: Call for Papers

Posted by ADRSA on Monday, March 25, 2013, In : Conferences 

Call for Papers

KOSANBA, A Scholarly Association for the Study of Haitian Vodou

International Colloquium X

Harvard University

Friday, October 18th – Sunday, October 20th, 2013

When Earth Meets Sky:
Healing Rites & Sacred Knowledge in Haiti & Beyond

Under the Aegis of Danbala, the Serpent, and the Rainbow, Ayida Wedo

“There is a thing passing in the sky; some thick clouds surround it; the uninitiated see nothing.”
-Mende Proverb

Conference Highlights:
Opening Remarks
Professor Jacob K. Olupona, Harv...

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Special Guests Announced for ADRSA Inaugural Conference

Posted by ADRSA on Sunday, March 24, 2013, In : Events 
ADRSA is pleased to welcome Suzanne Preston Blier and Félix Ayoh'Omidire as special guests at our inaugural conference.

Suzanne Preston Blier is is the Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. She is an historian of African art and architecture in both the History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies Departments and is also is a member of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. Her fir...
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