Black (Religious) Studies
Charles H. Long Memorial Lectures
The Charles H. Long Memorial Lectures are an annual event sponsored by the Center for Religion and the Human in memory of the eminent theorist of religion and black culture Charles H. Long (1926–2020).
Charles H. Long at the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, used with permission. Photo by Lawrence Desmond.
The inaurgural speakers in Fall 2022 were Carolyn Jones Medine and Vincent Wimbush, and the event was co-sponsored by the College Arts and Humanities Institute.
“‘A Form of Charles Sanders Peirce’s logic…’: Charles H. Long, Symbol, and Black Consciousness”
by Carolyn Jones Medine (Ph.D. UVA), Inaugural All Shall Be Well Professor in Religion, Director of the Institute for African American Studies at UGA.
“‘People Make the World Go 'Round’: Black Flesh and the Phantasmatics of Modernities”
by Vincent Wimbush (Ph.D. Harvard), Founding Director of the Institute for Signifying Scriptures.
The second annual Charles H. Long Memoiral Lectures will take place in Spring 2024.
J. Kameron Carter at CAHI event with Ross Gay
J. Kameron Carter in conversation with the poet Ross Gay, presented by the College Arts and Humanities Institute as part of their Meet the Author series in Fall 2020.
Conversation with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson