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Friday Photo 10.24.14

Posted by on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Photo of the Week, , .

On Saturday, October 18th, the Department of Homiletics and Liturgics hosted Afrofuturism in Black Theology. This eventful symposium was filled with a panel discussion, and presentation of papers by religious scholars, artists, theologians, and critical thinkers in the field of religion, gender, sexuality, the Black Church, and Afrofuturism. The featured guest was Mr. George Clinton (Parliament Funkadelic). Mr. Clinton spoke for an hour about his life, music, and career, particularly as it relates to Afrofuturism and the Black Church.

Photo from left to right: Prof. Nettrice Gaskins (panelist), Ytasha Womack (panelist, Prof. Tiffany Patterson – Vanderbilt University, Dept. of African & African American Diaspora Studies), Prof. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting  (moderator, Vanderbilt University, Dept. of African & African American Diaspora Studies), Prof. Gilman Whiting  (Vanderbilt University, Dept. of African & African American Diaspora Studies), Haviland Whiting  (Daughter of Gilman Whiting and Tracy Sharpley-Whiting), Prof. Brandon McCormack  (University of Louisville, Dept. of Pan-African Studies), Sha’Tika Brown  (Vanderbilt University), Terrance Dean  (Doctoral student, Vanderbilt University, Graduate Dept. of Religion), and George Clinton (Parliament Funkadelic).

 


 

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