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Dr. Ashon Crawley Lecture: "Epistemology of Blackpentecostal Hammond Organist"

Event Details

October 15, 2018
4:30 pm

South College

Room: E470

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Britt Rusert

Presented by the Departments of Afro-American Studies and Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst

Dr. Ashon Crawley is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility (Fordham University Press), an investigation of aesthetics and performance as modes of collective, social imagination and, forthcoming with Duke University Press, The Lonely Letters, an exploration of the interrelation of blackness, mysticism, quantum mechanics and love. All his work is about otherwise possibility.