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Symposium on black women's spiritual narratives, Feb. 20

symposium entitled "What Shall We Do With These Proverbs? Black Women's Spiritual Narratives in Africa and Diaspora" will take place in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m.

The three featured speakers are Mercy Amba Oduyoye, author of "Daughters of Anowa: African Women and Patriarchy;" Joycelyn Moody, author of "Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women;" and Carolyn Rouse, author of the forthcoming "Engaged Surrender: Women's Ambivalence and Empowerment in African-American Islam."

The event will be moderated by cultural anthropologist and Princeton University postdoctoral fellow Marla Frederick, author of the forthcoming "African-American Women's Spirituality and Activism in the Contemporary U.S. South."

For more information, contact the Center for the Study of Religion at askline@princeton or (609)258-5545; or the Program in African American Studies at jeanw@princeton or (609)258-4271.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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