Women's and Gender Studies

Africana Literatures & Cultures Workshop: Liseli Fitzpatrick

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Madison Union (Taylor) 404

Speaker: Liseli Fitzpatrick, Ohio State University/JMU Preparing Future Faculty Fellow

Liseli Fitzpatrick of Ohio State University, a JMU Preparing Future Faculty Fellow, will present "Sexuality Through the Eyes of the Orisha," examining the cosmological nature of sexuality and gender within the Yorùbá spiritual system in a transnational context. The speaker's paper is now available on the ALCW web page: https://www.jmu.edu/english/Related%20Programs/Africana%20Literatures%20and%20Cultures%20Workshop.shtml. If you do not yet have access to our password-protected site, please contact Mollie Godfrey at godfrema@jmu.edu to view the paper before the workshop.

All are welcome, and refreshments will be served.

Established in Fall 2017, the ALCW is an incubator for projects addressing the conceptual ambitions, intellectual positions, and pedagogical implications of Africana Studies. The discussions that follow our speakers' brief presentations are sure to be lively, and will benefit from your presence and perspective.

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