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