[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: U Roch New Directions Symposium: room change for Friday, April 21st

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Mon Apr 17 09:38:06 EDT 2017


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> From: Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies <FDI at rochester.edu>
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> Please note the room change for Friday, April 21st
> Frederick Douglas Institute for African and African-American Studies
> New Directions Symposium “Expressing Identities in Africa and the Diaspora”
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> April 19-21, 2017
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> Wednesday, April 19, 2017
> Gowen Room of Wilson Commons
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> 5:00pm            Film screening: Mapantsula (1988), introduction by Brittany Sheldon
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> Thursday, April 20, 2017
> Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library
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> 12pm                Graduate student lunch with keynote speaker, Christine Kreamer (Smithsonian National Museum of African Art)
> 4:00pm             keynote lecture and Q&A: Christine Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, “Fashioning Identities: Africa’s Textile Arts”
> 5:30pm            Performance by Bernard Woma and the Saakumu Dance Troupe
> 6:15pm            Reception
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> Friday, April 21, 2017
> Gamble Room of Rush Rhees Library
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> 10am-12pm      Panel 1: Moderator Brittany Sheldon
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> Christopher Richards, University of Florida
> A"dressing" the Nation: Accra's Independence-era Fashion Culture
>  Kristin Moriah, CUNY Graduate Center
> A String of Black Diamonds: Styling the African Diaspora in Europe
>  Katherine Wiley, Pacific Lutheran University
> “He will say that I’m a young girl”: The Materiality of the Malahfa (Mauritanian veil)
>   Brittany Sheldon, FDI Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University Bloomington
> Visual Storytelling: Wall Paintings by Women in Northeastern Ghana
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> 1-3pm               Panel 2: Moderator Paul Fess
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> Amanda Maples, University of California, Santa Cruz
> New Directions in the Arts of Africa: City-Life, Youth Masquerades and Decolonizing “Tradition”
> Rebecca Ohene-Asah, University of Ghana
> “Ghana’s Kumawood’ Video Movies and the Quest for Legitimacy
>  Moustapha Ndour, Indiana University Bloomington
> Echoes of Resistance: African Diaspora in Contemporary Francophone Literature
>  Paul Fess, FDI Predoctoral Fellow, City University of New York
> Revising “the same old slave song”: Music and Antislavery Politics in Martin R. Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts of America
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> Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, the Dance and Movement Program,
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