Feb 3 & 4 Yoruba Religions: Visible and Invisible in AmericaJan 26th 2016

Feb 3 & 4 Yoruba Religions: Visible and Invisible in America
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Sponsored by the CTS Center for the Study of Black Faith & Life

  • Chapel “Africana Worship Celebration”

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:00 pm*

    Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Daniel Hembree, Pastor, Bluff Road United Methodist Church, Columbia, SC.

  • Documentary Screening “It’s Been Poetry”

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 5:00 pm

    This film by Baba Songodina Ifatunji tells the story of Oyotunji Village, a Yoruba community located in Beaufort County, SC. Discussion with Drs. Daniel Hembree and Mark Lomax. RSVP via Eventbrite requested. See link below.

  • Lecture, “Yoruba Religions: Visible and Invisible in America

    Thursday, February 4, 2016 5:00 PM—

    Reception before Lecture 5:45 PM—Excerpt Screening of the documentary: “It’s Been Poetry”

    6:00 PM--Introduction of Lectureship*

  • Keynote Address: Dr. Tracey E. Hucks, James D. Vail III Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Department, Davidson College, Davidson, NC. Lecture Respondents--The Rev. Dr. Daniel T. Hembree, Pastor, Bluff Road United Methodist Church, Columbia, SC; past Chair, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC; and the Reverend Dr. Mark A. Lomax, founding pastor, the First Afrikan Presbyterian Church of Lithonia, GA; associate professor of homiletics, The Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA. RSVP via Eventbrite requested.

Please RSVP for these events at https://yorubareligions.eventbrite.com

and feel free to send us an email.

This a Free event.

BrazilChicago.com

Article by: Virna Souza [BrazilChicago]

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