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"Spiritual Citizenship" author N. Fadeke Castor to Speak at Symposium

Posted by ADRSA on Friday, March 16, 2018, In : Conferences 

We're excited to welcome you to New Orleans next month and we're more excited for the great line-up of speakers, vendors, and events lined up! Spiritual Citizenship: Transnational Pathways from Black Power to Ifa in Trinidad author N. Fadeke Castor will be in the building on April 20th speaking on the Juju Justice panel about policing and liberation in African and Diasporic religions.

Dr. Castor is Assistant Professor in Africana Studies and Anthropology at Texas A & M University. An initiate...

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Wakanda to NOLA: ADRSA 2018 Keeps the Black Panther Energy Going!

Posted by ADRSA on Wednesday, February 28, 2018,


Wakanda to NOLA: In the Wake of Black Panther, Upcoming Symposium to Highlight African American Contributions to the Spiritual Heritage of the African Diaspora

“Nina Simone” from the WOODEN QUILTS® collection by Jean-Marcel St. Jacques, the Symposium’s featured artist. The WOODEN QUILTS® collection was created using wood from St. Jaques’ Katrina-damaged home in the Treme neigborhood of New Orleans. Pieces from the collection will be on display during the sympos...

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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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