Ceremonial Teas in the Context of African American Social Life


Join us on Sunday, February 14 from 2:00 - 4:00pm for a special event, Ceremonial Teas in the Context of African American Social Life.

This event is part of the inaugural Curatorial Fellowship by co-curators Alpha M. Bruton and Adero Knott. 

Invitation with pink background and images of three African American women and a pink and white tea set

Register today!

ASL interpreter, Julikka LaChe, will also be present at the event.

About the Presenter and Guest Speaker

Headshot of Larissa J. Akinremi

Artist/Curator Larissa J. Akinremi president of Race to Knowledge and Beyond successor to her late mother's organization, and founder of the Social Move. She received her Visual Arts Certification from the University of Chicago Graham School and Hyde Park Art Center in 2017, her focus is on photography and curation. She was featured by the Phantom Gallery Chicago Network, in "Experimental-ism", while we exam the state of our environment, 2019 presenting an outdoor video wall projection of animation and slides of Black Bodies/Black Life. Learn more.

Headshot of Taurean Webb

Taurean J. Webb, director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience (CBE) and instructor of religion and race at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was named a 2020-2021 non-resident fellow in the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative (RCPI) at Harvard Divinity School. In addition to supporting his scholarship and integrating him into the intellectual life of the RCPI, the program has also commissioned Webb to produce a visual arts exhibition, featuring the works of African- and Arab- descended artists. Webb is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and religion. He holds Master of Arts degrees in Black and cultural studies from Columbia University and Northwestern University. Learn more.


Registration is required. Sign up via Eventbrite today!

This lecture will be virtual, and available via Zoom. After registering on Eventbrite, a day before the event, we will email you more information on how to log into the event via Zoom with the Meeting ID and password.

This event is free and open to the public.