Join Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Religious Studies and African and African American Studies program for a lecture, titled “Art of the Healing Gods: Mystic Pots, Sacred Bundles, and Collective Selfhood in Black Atlantic Religions” Thursday, April 7, at 4 p.m. via Zoom.
Kyrah Malika Daniels, an assistant professor of art history, Africana studies, and theology at Boston College, will give the free talk, which will be followed by a Q & A session.
The Department of Art History and Art provided additional support for this event.
Register for the event. The Zoom link will be sent after registration.
About the speaker
Kyrah Malika Daniels first book, Art of the Healing Gods, in progress, is a comparative religion project that examines sacred art objects used in healing ceremonies of Haiti and Congo-Kinshasa. Her work has been published in the Journal of Africana Religions, the Journal of Haitian Studies, and the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Daniels serves as vice president for KOSANBA, a scholarly association for the study of Haitian Vodou, and as a leadership council member for the African and Diasporic Religious Studies Association.