April 24

Yoruba Religion in the New World

Guest Lecturer: John Mason, Yoruba Theological Archministry

John Mason is an initiated Yoruba priest and founder of the Yoruba Theological Archministry in New York City. He is the author of Orin Orisa: Songs for Selected Heads and Black Gods: Orisa Studies in the New World. He was co-curator of a 1998 exhibition at the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, "Beads, Body and Soul: Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe."