What Shall we Do with These Proverbs? Black Women's Spiritual Narratives in Africa and the Diaspora 20 February 2001, Princeton, New Jersey
This one day symposium will focus on Black women's
spiritual narratives in Africa and the Diaspora and will
take place in Dodds Auditorium in Robertson Hall on
Princeton University's campus from 3:30-6:00.
The symposium will feature:
Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Trinity Theological College, Ghana.
She is Professor of Theology and the author of books that
include "Daughters of Anowa: African Women and
Patriarchy" (Orbis Books). Other books include "Hearing
and Knowing" and "The Will to Arise". She has served as
deputy general secretary of the World Council of
Churches, Geneva Switzerland.
Joycelyn Moody, Department of English, University of
Washington. She is an Assistant Professor of
English and the author of "Sentimental Confessions:
Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century
African American Women" (University of Georgia Press).
Carolyn Rouse, Department of Anthropology, Princeton
University. She is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology
and African American Studies and the author of the
forthcoming "Engaged Surrender: Consciousness and
Empowerment in the Conversion Experience of
African-American Muslim Women" (University of California
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