Panel: Decolonizing the Study of Religion: Future Directions from the Work of Karen McCarthy Brown
Panel: Decolonizing the Study of Religion: Future Directions from the Work of Karen McCarthy Brown.
Event: 2016 Frederick A. Shippey Lecture.
When: April 12th, 6:00-7:30 PM.
Where: Drew University, Madison, NJ.
Livestream: Option to attend via live stream broadcast.
Official Posting (http://www.drew.edu/calendar/event/2016-frederick-a-shippey-lecture/):
April 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Decolonizing the Study of Religion: Future Directions from the Work of Karen McCarthy Brown
Join us as we learn and celebrate the path-breaking research of our distinguished Drew Religion and Society Ph.D. alumni! Featured panelists include:
- Dr. Mary Nyangweso, J. Woolard and Helen Peel Distinguished Professor and Director of the Religious Studies Program, East Carolina University
“Religion, Cultural Practices and the African Diaspora”
- Dr. Peter Savastano, Associate Professor of the Anthropology of Religion, Consciousness, Sexuality and Gender, Seton Hall University
“‘Jumping in the Water’ and ‘Hanging on the Margins’: Continuing Ethnographic Research on Religion and Queer Identity in Newark & on Vodou in Haitian Diaspora”
- Dr. Obiri Addo, Adjunct Associate Professor of African Studies & Religious Studies, Drew University
“Religious Interactions in Contemporary West Africa: A Trans-Religious Perspective”
- Dr. Pamela Klassen, Professor in the Department of the Study of Religion, University of Toronto
“Museums as Sites for Decolonizing the Study of Religion”
If you can’t join us live, tune into the live stream broadcast!