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March 13, 2022

White Men’s Magic as Slavery

The Carlos Museum@Emory University hosted a 3-day Symposium on Slavery and Dispossession (Sep 29-Oct 21, 2021). This session convenes a conversation between Dr. Vincent Wimbush, Dr. Valerie Babb, and Dr. Clinton Fluker on the process of creating an archival exhibition at Emory University and the […]
February 9, 2022

Upcoming Lecture

Vincent L. Wimbush, Scholar of Religion and Director of the Institute for Signifying Scriptures, will give a Zoom lecture on the study of religion, with Q&A to follow. This lecture is intended to account for the practices, dynamics, operations, and effects—including the patho-logics and politics […]
December 18, 2021

Scripturalizing from the Senate Floor

Warnock’s Senate speech on Voting Rights is stunning, masterful in many respects. (Shows among other things what has always been the potential of–and high hopes for–radically free Black preacher rhetorics. And on the floor of the U.S. Senate, no less!)  Many points can be made about […]
August 9, 2021

“Masquerade: Scripturalizing Modernities Through Black Flesh”

“Masquerade: Scripturalizing Modernities Through Black Flesh,” the exhibition, is open to all online. Click on the image/link to browse: http://pitts.emory.edu/masquerade This exhibition invites the viewer to consider how we produce and make use of “scriptures” understood broadly as cultural discourse and media. This means seeing scriptures […]