April 7: Joy Bostic, PhD “African American Female Mysticism” Interview

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Tonight, Tuesday, April 7, tune in to Voices and Choices at 9:00pm EST as rawr interviews Joy Bostic, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University. Bostic is also a program faculty member for the Women’s and Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies programs.

Boston will discuss her scholarship focus on such areas as African American religion and culture; religion, healing, and social justice; and womanist/feminist theory.

She is the author of African American Female Mysticism: Nineteenth-Century Religious Activism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). She analyzes black women’s “mystical activism” as a means of understanding their identities and overcoming oppressive systems, by examining the histories and writings of Jarena Lee, Sojourner Truth, and Rebecca Cox Jackson.

This interview is not to be missed! Tune in live or online at wruw.org.