LEC: “Vodou, Islam, and the Making of the Afro-Atlantic” @ NYU

The New York University Postcolonial Colloquium presents a lecture with Prof. Aisha Khan.

“Vodou, Islam, and the Making of the Afro-Atlantic”
Date: Wednesday, March 9th, 6:30 p.m.
Place: 13-19 University Place, Room 222, New York University, NY, NY 10003

Aisha Khan is Associate Professor of Anthropology at New York University.  She is the author of Callaloo Nation: Metaphors of Race and Religious Identity among South Asians in Trinidad (Duke UP, 2004), and has published articles in numerous journals including the Journal of Historical Sociology, Small Axe, and Cultural Anthropology.  She is the co-editor of Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz (UNC Press, 2009) and editor of the forthcoming Islam and the Atlantic World.

For more information or to be added to our list, please visit www.nyupoco.com.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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