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  "The Black Light: Black Radical Traditions Beyond the Refraction of the Secular/Religious; Fanon, Wynter, and Sufi and Orisha Traditions in Dialogue"  
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The VT Center for Humanities presents a public webinar with Oludamini Ogunnaike. This public talk places Sylvia Wynter and Fanon into critical conversation with West and North African Sufi theorists and Ifa to advance new insights into intellectual history and conceptions of "philosophy" more generally.

Oludamini Ogunnaike is an assistant professor of African Religious Thought and Democracy at the University of Virginia specializing in the intellectual and aesthetic dimensions of West African Sufism and Yoruba orisha traditions. He is the author of "Poetry in praise of Prophetic Perfection: A Study of West African Madih Poetry and its Precedents" and "Deep Knowledge: Ways of Knowing in Sufism and Ifa, Two West African Intellectual Traditions."

This webinar if free and open to the public and we invite anyone to attend. If you are a person with a disability and desire an an accommodation, please contact the Center for Humanities at 540.231.1981 or email humanities@vt.edu at least 10 business days prior to the event.
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Location: Online
Price: Free
Sponsor: Center for Humanities
Contact: Dominique Francesca
E-Mail: humanities@vt,edu
540-231-1981
   
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