Afro-Queer Journeys: The Intimacies of Spirit Travel in Jamaican Revival Zion Religion
Khytie K. Brown, Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow
March 1, 2021 · 12:00 pm-1:00 pm · Zoom
Program in American Studies
While considerable research has been conducted on African Diaspora religions, relatively little scholarship addresses Revival Zion — an indigenized and contested African-heritage form of Christianity practiced within Jamaica and Panama and among their diasporas. This talk explores how Revival practitioners craft transnational sensory networks and become spiritual travelers through the ritual of journeying.