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Of Water and Women: The Kola Nut and Feminine Power in Ifa-Orisa Religion

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Research talk by Dr. Funlayo E. Wood Menzies
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
UCSB Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall

Dr. Funlayo E. Wood Menzies, CBSR postdoctoral fellow, will share excerpts of her forthcoming book, which examines the kola nut—source of the word "cola"—as a drug, a divination tool, and a divine feminine presence.