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Support the ADRSA's first Teespring Campaign!

Posted by ADRSA on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, In : Events 

Show your love for African and Diasporic Religions and support the ADRSA's first Teespring campaign with this simple, yet powerful t-shirt! We've listed some of the ADRs that are being studied and presented by scholars in our collective and a small version of our logo on the back. We've got just 21 days to sell 75 of these shirts, order now for delivery by December 18th and start the new year off in style!

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Films Announced for 2014 Film Festival

Posted by Funlayo O. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, In : Events 


ADRSA is pleased to feature two powerful films for our 2nd film festival to be held in conjunction with our 2nd conference. Join us on Saturday, April 12 beginning at noon at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School as we screen the following films:

12 noon | It's Been Poetry

Documentary on the life and legacy of Oba Oseijeman Efuntola Adefunmi I, the founder and first king of Oyotunji Village in Sheldon, SC. The film features rare footage, photos, and interviews w...

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Travel to Nigeria This Summer!

Posted by ADRSA on Saturday, April 13, 2013, In : Events 

 
Interested in traveling to Nigeria this summer? Join the Orisa Community Development Corporation on their Journey to Yorubaland! The two-week journey will take travelers to sacred sites in Ile-Ife, Osogbo, Oyo, and Ibadan, the highlight of which will be a pilgrimage to the world famous Osun Osogbo Festival. Travelers will also have the opportunity to present a workshop of their choosing to Nigerian youth at the Orisa CDC's Third Empowerment Retreat and to attend the Afro-Identity at the Cros...

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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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Film Festival Added to Conference Schedule

Posted by ADRSA on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : Events 



ADRSA has added a film festival to our roster of events for our inaugural conference to be held April 5, 2013 at Harvard University! Join us on Saturday April 6 beginning at noon at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School as we screen the following films:


12 noon: The Other Side of the Water

Part-carnival, part-vodou ceremony, and grassroots protest, “Rara” is one of the most breathtaking and contested forms of music in the Americas. The Other Side of the Wate...

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John Mason to Give Keynote Address at Inaugural Conference

Posted by ADRSA on Friday, January 11, 2013, In : Events 

Internationally acclaimed scholar, artist, photographer, and educator, John Mason, has been named as the keynote speaker for our inaugural conference to be held on April 5th at Harvard University. Mason is the author of numerous books including The Black Gods: Orisa Studies in the New World, Olokun: Owners of Rivers and Seas, and the newly released Araaraara: Wondrous Inhabitor  of Thunder, a book on the orisa Sango. His books will be available for sale and signing during the conference. We a...
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