Chant Down Babylon: Rastafari – Its Roots, Its Legacy with W. Gabriel Selassie I

Monday, April 1, 4:30 p.m.

Smathers Library 100
1545 W. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32611

W. Gabriel Selassie I, PhD, will join UF Intersections to discuss the separation of popular misunderstandings surrounding Rastafari by an examination of the history and salvific message of Rastafari as a theology, way of life and spiritual message. Selassie holds a joint appointment as the Ralph Bunche associate professor of History, Religion and African American Studies at Los Angeles City College. He is also a Scholar-In-Residence at Prairie View A&M University of Texas.

The event is part of the “Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations” speaker series and is free and open to the public. To learn more, visit:¬†