‘Spiritual Madness: Race, Psychiatry and African American Religions’ Feb. 7

UPDATE 2/6/23: The below event has been cancelled.

Judith Weisenfeld, professor of religion at Princeton University, will discuss “Spiritual Madness: Race, Psychiatry and African American Religions” on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 102.

The event, hosted by Vanderbilt’s Department of Religious Studies, is open to the Vanderbilt community.

Weisenfeld’s talk will explore late 19th- and early 20th-century psychiatric theories about race, religion and the “normal mind” while shedding light on how ideas about race, religion and mental normalcy have shaped African American experiences.

Judith Weisenfeld: Spiritual Madness