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Black Spirit, Black Power: Africana Religions and Liberation

  • 6400 Press Drive New Orleans, LA, 70126 United States (map)
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Join the African and Diasporic Religious Studies Association (ADRSA) in New Orleans or ONLINE via LIVE STREAM for its 7th conference! Come for the conference and stay for a weekend of fellowship and fun! 

Presented in Association with the Center for African and African American Studies at SUNO (CAAAS-SUNO).

This year's theme Black Spirit, Black Power: Africana Religions and Liberation will explore the connection between Africana religions and the concepts of freedom, liberation, and libery from theological, historical, and political perspectives. Featuring panel discussions, vendors, and more!

Friday, April 19: Conference and Marketplace
Venue: Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)
Time: 9 am - 5 pm

Opening Plenary
Dr. Funlayo E. Wood Menzies
Center for Black Studies Research, University of California, Santa Barbara

Keynote Address
Oba Adegbolu Adefunmi II
Second King of Oyotunji Village, Sheldon, SC

Featured Artist
Najaa Young, Orunmila's Daughter 


Earlier Event: April 17
JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Spring Gala 2019
Later Event: April 19
R&B Paint & Sip