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A Scriptural Economy: Magics, Meanings, and Massages of Lagos (Abstract)
Definitions of “scripture” fetishize and sacralize the phenomenon.
December 28, 2018
AAR Review of Religion, Media, and Marginality in Modern Africa, by editors Felicitas Becker, Joel Cabrita, and Marie Rodet
In Religion, Media, and Marginality in Modern Africa, the editors provide a timely intervention for media studies in the study of religion.
July 14, 2018
Comparative Study of the Ruins and La Fortuna Estates: A Glimpse of 21st Century Heritage Mansion Restoration and Preservation–written By Estelita Valdeavilla-Llanita
The Ruins is a local attraction in the city of Talisay.
May 5, 2018
Heritage as Life-Values: A Study of the Cultural Heritage Concept — By Johan Josefsson and Inga-Lill Aronsson
This piece is a summary of an original research.
January 26, 2018
Reading Scriptures: Gender and Class in the “A Witch for Jesus’ Saga
The unpalatability of evil finds expression through ritual establishment of a scapegoat.
January 13, 2018
Craft “Witch”: Interconnective Scripturalizations and Identity Economies
This paper uses frameworks from ethnographies of interconnection”…
January 12, 2018
Scriptures and Fury: The Yoruba Sango and Jesus in Judgement
Users of holy texts arm and equip themselves with scriptures.
January 11, 2018
“President” Oprah Winfrey Takes Charge, Pushes the Button
The “sacred” seat of American president is one of awe and wonder.
January 9, 2018
Reading Scripture in the New American Age of Donald J. Trump
January 9, 2018
Islam, Identity, and Postcolonial Politics in Nigeria
Proselytization proclivities downplay the historical and cultural…
December 24, 2017
David Olali Defends “Die, Die, Die” Dissertation Defense
November 10, 2017
Rosemary Graham-Naigba and the Feminization of Niger Delta Activism
More often than not, media representations and social portrayals…
November 6, 2017
Mildred Bond Roxborough Oral History Video Interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010-10-29
October 9, 2017
American Heritage through the Lens and Mobilities of Confederate Icons
In this piece, David Olali examines the seeming innocuousness…
August 25, 2017
David Olali’s Review of Divining the Woman of Endor: African Culture, Postcolonial Hermeneutics, and the Politics of Biblical Translation by Jeanne Kabamba Kiboko
Biblical scholar Jeanne Kabamba Kiboko offers a compelling…
August 4, 2017
Why Comparative Heritage is Important
The reasons why “Comparative Heritage” is important are…
June 22, 2017
A Preview of Biography of Darkness
As the center’s Research Fellow in Global Leadership (2012-13),…
April 29, 2017
Bible as Novel
August 24, 2014
Comparative Enslavements: Liberative Paradigms, Status Quos, and the Role of Religion in Facilitating Better Societies
November 14 @ 11:00 am
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