Female Captive to Negro Wench

Female Captive to Negro Wench: Slavery in Religious and Gendered Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh (Vanderbilt University)
Dr. Wells-Oghoghomeh is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, American Religious History and African-American Religious History at Vanderbilt University. She is a historian of African-American religion, with a primary interest in the sacred cultures of enslaved people in the United States South. Her research explore religious exchanges and productions within the African Atlantic, colonial and antebellum southern cultures, the religiosity of race in the U.S., and women’s religious histories. Recently, she has been awarded prestigious fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the Young Scholars in American Religion Program. We are pleased to have Dr. Wells-Oghoghomeh with us as we celebrate the first year of the new Religious Studies and Africana Studies majors at Middle Tennessee State University. 
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 (1:00-2:30 p.m.)
Location: Student Union Building, Parliamentary Room 201

Speaker Series: Lecture & Lunch with Religious Studies and Africana Studies 
Sponsored by:
Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Africana Studies 
Religious Studies Association
For more information contact:
Dr. Rebekka King (rebekka.king@mtsu.edu)

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