New Publication: We Are What We Archive

Elonda Clay. "We Are What We Archive" In Fabricating Origins, Russell McCutcheon (ed.), Equinox Publishing. June 1, 2015. http://www.equinoxpub.com/home/fabricating-origins-russell-mccutcheon/ See also Downloads Page Abstract What ends up getting commemorated and what ends up fading from memory depends not on the key moments in an institution’s racial integration timeline, but rather on who is telling the …

2014 AAR Presentations

A22-138 Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group Theme: Third Wave Womanism: Mapping the New Terrain of Identity through Discourse Pamela Lightsey, Boston University, Presiding Saturday - 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Convention Center-26 A22-346 Student Lounge Roundtable Theme: From Advisor = Mentor to Color Matching: Questioning Common Assumptions About Mentoring in Religious Studies and Theology Saturday …

Harvard Presentation, “Imagineering Geneatopia”

Presented at The Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion, October 25-26, 2013. Science, Religion, and Culture at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA "Imagineering Geneatopia: Genomic Heterotopias and Biologized Blackness in the PBS African American Lives Series" From 2006 to 2008, PBS broadcasted the African American Lives series and Finding Oprah’s Roots, documentaries …

2012 – New Book Chapter Released!

"Mediated Science, Genetics and Identity in the U.S. African Diaspora", published in the book, Media, Spiritualities and Social Change, edited by Stewart M. Hoover and Monica Emerich. Available from Bloomsbury Publishing and Amazon.com. This book maps emergent global practices and discourses of mediated, spiritualized social change. Bringing together scholarly perspectives from around the world and …