"Blackness Beyond Protestantism" Conference

Friday, April 19, 2024 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM
Minor 110

Please mark your calendars for April 19th. Graduate students from Religious Studies, History, and The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies are hosting a conference sponsored by Page-Barbour Workshop, Forum on Religion and Democracy, The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, and Black and Indigenous Feminist Futures Institute entitled Blackness Beyond Protestantism: A Critical Conversation Between Religion and Black Studies.

There will be two graduate student workshops at 10am:

Black Cartographies and Placemaking, Minor Hall 110

  • Kelsey Moore (John Hopkins University)
  • Michelle Bostic (UVA)
  • Brianna Doe (UVA)

Blackness, Aesthetics, and the Arts, Wilson 301

  • Anderson Moss (UVA)
  • Brenton Brock (Howard University)
  • Rebecca Wilcox (Princeton Seminary)
  • Antavius Franklin (Fordham University)

There will be two scholar panels in Minor Hall 110 (Livestream available on @WoodsonUVA Youtube Channel): 

1pm - Art and Undoing 

  • Jessica Davenport (Colgate University)
  • Cecilio Cooper (Folger Institute Long-term Fellow)
  • Ashon Crawley (University of Virginia)
  • Joseph Winters (Duke University)

3pm - Blackness, Epistemology, and Religion 

  • Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh (Stanford University)
  • Kai Parker (University of Virginia)
  • Marcus Harvey (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
  • Oludamini Ogunnaike (University of Virginia) 
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