Dr. Aisha M. Beliso-De JesÃ?s: Electric SanterÃ?a' Author Explores Race, Gender, and the Politics of a Growing Caribbean-Based Religion
Mon., Nov. 23, 5-7:30 p.m. 2015
From the venue:Spelman College will host a book talk with Dr. Aisha M. Beliso-De JesÃºsâ€™, author of Electric SanterÃa: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion.De JesÃºs, an associate professor of African American Religions at Harvard Divinity School and a cultural-social anthropologist, will discuss the emergence and evolution of Santeria as well as perceptions of the religion as satanic or frightening to emphasize its depth, breadth, reach, and growing appeal to people around the world. A book signing and reception will follow the book talk. This event will be held in the Living Learning Center II Auditorium at Spelman College.