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Oct. 22 | Black Religion and Black Nationalism from Slave Rebellions to Black Lives Matter

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Join Assistant Professor Matthew Cressler for a discussion and preview of his upcoming Spring 2020 course, “Black Religion and Black Nationalism from Slave Rebellions to Black Lives Matter.”

This lecture introduces attendees to the religious ideas and practices from across the African diaspora that gave rise to the political tradition now known as “Black nationalism.” While the tradition is often imagined to be secular (even anti-religious), this lecture explores the deep religious roots of Black struggles to create a new nation—from slave rebellions to the Black Power revolution to our contemporary Black Lives Matter movement.

Refreshments will be provided.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 22 | 3:30 p.m.

Where: Addlestone Library Rm. 227 (second floor)

Tickets: Free and open to the public; Registration is required.

Part of the Fall 2019 Faculty Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Charleston Friends of the Library

and Honors College.