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Lecture 3 - 2020: African American Religious History Series: Black Liberation and the Sin of Slavery with Professor Cona Marshall

Black Liberation and the Sin of Slavery

Lecture 3 - 2020: African American Religious History Series

with Professor Cona Marshall

 

 

Conā Marshall is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Rochester's Frederick Douglas Institute.  Dr. Marshall obtained a Master’s of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt Divinity School and a Ph.D. in African American and African Studies with a concentration in Cultural Rhetoric(s) from Michigan State University. Conā is a womanist rhetoric scholar who engages constellating systems of race, rhetoric, religion, and gender. Her most recent publications explore relationships between hip hop and religiosity—more notably investigating meaning-making strategies that make claims and support for varying religious ethics—as evidence in their most recent publication, “I’m So Self-Conscious: Kanye West’s Rhetorical Wrestling with Theodicy and Nihilism,” in the Journal of Hip Hop Studies’ special issue I Gotta Testify: Kanye West, Hip Hop, and the Church.

Date:
Monday, February 17, 2020
Time:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Central - Kusler-Cox Auditorium
Campus:
Central Library
Categories:
  Department - Arts & Literature     Subject - Lecture  

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