New Orleans
April 20, 2018

The African and Diasporic Religious Studies Association (ADRSA) is pleased to announce Roots, Rocks& Ring Shouts: A Symposium on African American Spirituality, a day-long gathering in honor of the association’s 6th anniversary. Scholars, activists, practitioners, and community members—including keynotes Yeye Luisah Teish and Dr. Teresa N. Washington, and featured artist Jean-Marcel St. Jacques—will gather at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) to highlight the contributions African Americans have made to the development and spread of traditions like Hoodoo, Lukumi, Spiritualism, Haitian Vodou, New Orleans Voodoo, Ifa, and others. The weekend will also feature a concert, custom tour, and a festival for the Yoruba goddess Osun at the Mississippi River. Vending opportunities available


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Funlayo E. Wood, PhD

Founding Director
African and Diasporic Religious Studies Association

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