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ADRSA 2018 Speaker Line-Up Is Here!

Posted by ADRSA on Sunday, February 25, 2018, In : ADRSA Announcements 

The speaker line up for our 6th Anniversary Symposium, Roots, Rocks & Ring Shouts is here! Join us in New Orleans April 20-22, 2018 for a weekend of learning and celebration in one of the country's most unique and happening cities! 
We're excited for the return of Yeye Luisah Teish, our very first keynote speaker in 2012 who is joining us again -- this time in her native city -- as our morning Keynote for 2018. For our afternoon Keynote, the Teresa N. Washington will bring words we're sure you...

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Aisha Beliso-De Jesus to Devliver Plenary at The Divine and the Digital

Posted by ADRSA on Saturday, January 9, 2016, In : ADRSA Announcements 
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

Aisha Beliso-De Jesus, Associate Professor of African American Religions at Harvard Divinity School and author of Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion (2015) will deliver the opening plenary address at the ADRSA's fourth conference, The Divine and The Digital, to be held at Harvard University on April 8.

Professor Beliso-De Jesus is a cultural and social anthropologist who has conducted fieldwork in Cuba and the United States for over ten years and whose...

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New Film "Yemanja" to Feature at 2016 Conference

Posted by ADRSA on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, In : ADRSA Announcements 

The ADRSA is pleased to announce Yemanjá:Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil as a featured film for 2016 conference and film festival to be held April 8-9, 2016 at Harvard University. Produced and directed by Donna Roberts, Yemanjá offers a look into the Brazilian
Candomblé faith and explores it's history, social challenges and triumphs, community ties and earth-based wisdom.
The film's story is told primarily through the voices of select women leaders of Candomblé, most of them re...

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