<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><br><br><u></u>


        
        
        
        


<div class="m_6375817811177842274subscription-body-tag">

<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#DDDDDD" style="width:100%;background:#dddddd">
        <tbody><tr>
                <td>
                                        <span style="display:none!important">
                                ivetteromero posted: "

The McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross, presents “Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display,” on October 19-21, 2017. All sessions are free and open to the public. ["                 </span>
                                                <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-body" style="width:100%;padding:10px">
                                <tbody><tr>
                                        <td>
                                                                                                <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center" class="m_6375817811177842274header-small-text" style="width:100%;padding-bottom:10px">
                                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                                <td align="center" style="color:#555!important;font-size:10px">Respond to this post by replying above this line</td>
                                                        </tr>
                                                </tbody></table>
                                                                                                <div style="direction:ltr;max-width:600px;margin:0 auto;overflow:hidden">
                                                        <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-wrapper" style="width:100%;background-color:#fff;text-align:left;max-width:1024px;min-width:320px;margin:0 auto">
                                                                <tbody><tr>
                                                                        <td>
                                                                                <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" height="8" background="https://s0.wp.com/i/emails/stripes.gif" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-header-wrap" style="width:100%;background-image:url(https://ci3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/A--eNJbuWGcMvC9urmzoDZ6Juea6Xcg-ciQ9rlB5LbXLHtDZDz5AaJJ-Hy6I_SwzgwlKfL3M30nRmJSp=s0-d-e1-ft#https://s0.wp.com/i/emails/stripes.gif);background-repeat:repeat-x;background-color:#43a4d0;height:8px">
                                                                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                <td></td>
                                                                                        </tr>
                                                                                </tbody></table>

                                                                                <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-header" style="width:100%;color:#08c;font-size:1.6em;background-color:#efefef;border-bottom:1px solid #ddd;margin:0;padding:0">
                                                                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                <td>
                                                                                                        <h2 class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-title" style="margin:.4em 0 .3em;font-size:1.8em;font-size:16px!important;line-height:1;font-weight:400;color:#464646;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:5px 20px!important;padding:0">
                                                                                                                New post on <strong>Repeating Islands</strong>                                                                                                      </h2>
                                                                                                </td>
                                                                                                <td style="text-align:right">
                                                                                                        <img border="0" class="m_6375817811177842274head-avatar" src="http://s0.wp.com/i/emails/blavatar.png" alt="" width="32" height="32" style="vertical-align:middle;margin:5px 20px 5px 0;vertical-align:middle">
                                                                                                </td>
                                                                                        </tr>
                                                                                </tbody></table>

                                                                                <table style="width:100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="20" bgcolor="#ffffff">
                                                                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                <td>
                                                                                                        <table style="width:100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
                                                                                                                <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                                        <td valign="top" class="m_6375817811177842274the-post">
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        <table style="width:100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
                                                                                                                                                <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                                                                        <td style="width:60px!important;white-space:nowrap;vertical-align:top">
                                                                                                                                                                <a href="http://repeatingislands.com/author/ivetteromero/" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;display:block;margin-right:10px" target="_blank"><img border="0" alt="" src="http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/97edc8253d8137cec9b8c9f497963922?s=50&d=identicon&r=G" class="m_6375817811177842274avatar m_6375817811177842274avatar-50" height="50" width="50"></a>
                                                                                                                                                        </td>
                                                                                                                                                        <td>
                                                                                                                                                                <h2 class="m_6375817811177842274post-title" style="margin:.4em 0 .3em;font-size:1.8em;font-size:1.6em;color:#555;margin:0;font-size:20px"><a href="http://repeatingislands.com/2017/10/13/rethinking-the-afropolitan-the-ethics-of-black-atlantic-masculinities-on-display/" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;text-decoration:none!important" target="_blank">Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display</a></h2>
                                                                                                                                                                <span style="color:#888">by <a href="http://repeatingislands.com/author/ivetteromero/" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;color:#888!important" target="_blank">ivetteromero</a> </span>
                                                                                                                                                        </td>
                                                                                                                                                </tr>
                                                                                                                                        </tbody></table>
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                <div class="m_6375817811177842274post-content" style="direction:ltr;margin-top:1em;max-width:560px">
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        <p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong><img border="0" class="m_6375817811177842274size-full m_6375817811177842274wp-image-130993" src="https://repeatingislands.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/sapeur_mediavilla.jpg?w=560" alt="sapeur_mediavilla" style="max-width:100%;height:auto;margin-bottom:12px;clear:both;display:block;margin:0 auto;padding:4px;background-color:white;border:1px solid #ccc"></strong></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>The <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="mailto:crec@holycross.edu" target="_blank">McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture</a> at the College of the Holy Cross, presents “Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display,” on October 19-21, 2017. All sessions are free and open to the public. [The College of the Holy Cross is located at <a href="https://maps.google.com/?q=1+College+Street,+Worcester,+Massachusetts&entry=gmail&source=g">1 College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts</a>.] The <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="https://www.holycross.edu/iris-and-b-gerald-cantor-art-gallery/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions" target="_blank">Cantor Art Gallery</a> presents a two-person exhibition in conjunction with the conference, from October 18 to December 15, 2017.</strong> <strong>The photography exhibition presents the work of Christopher López and Héctor Mediavilla:</strong></p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>A Visual Guide to the Heart: The Music of Ismael Rivera</strong> (Photographs by Christopher López) López’s recent photographs, taken recently in Puerto Rico, focus on the imagery laden music of one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved musicians of the 20th century.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>S.A.P.E.: Societe des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elegantes/Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People</strong> (Photographs by Héctor Mediavilla) Mediavilla, who lives and works in Spain, produced this series of photographs that presents nuanced views of Congolese men who, since the early part of the 20th century, have used dress and performance to engage and counter the realities of political and economic hardship in postcolonial Africa.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em"><strong>Conference Description</strong>: A 21st century term, “Afropolitan” already is charged with contested meanings. Celebrated by some as the pinnacle of African modernities, others see the Afropolitan as a glorified consumer or perennial object of Western consumption. However, most discussions of Afropolitans have occurred in relation to the arts, literature, and fashion and almost exclusively in relation to Africans in Western cities or Westernized enclaves in Africa in the present. A historicized approach to the concept of the Afropolitan raises new questions about how scholars and activists read race, gender, identity, and ethics in images and texts.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">This conference is organized by History Department professors Rosa E. Carasquillo and Lorelle Semley at the College of the Holy Cross. The conference is sponsored by the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture.</p>
<p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em">See full schedule at <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="https://www.holycross.edu/mcfarland-center-religion-ethics-and-culture/events-mcfarland-center/conferences/rethinking-afropolitan" target="_blank">https://www.holycross.edu/<wbr>mcfarland-center-religion-<wbr>ethics-and-culture/events-<wbr>mcfarland-center/conferences/<wbr>rethinking-afropolitan</a></p>
<div style="direction:ltr;clear:both"></div>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      </div>

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        <div class="m_6375817811177842274meta" style="direction:ltr;color:#999;font-size:.9em;margin-top:4px;line-height:160%;padding:15px 0 15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid #eee;overflow:hidden">
                                                                                                                                                <strong><a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/author/ivetteromero/" target="_blank">ivetteromero</a></strong> | October 13, 2017 at 10:16 pm | Tags: <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/tag/college-of-the-holy-cross/" target="_blank">College of the Holy Cross</a>, <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/tag/conferences/" target="_blank">conferences</a>, <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/tag/photography/" target="_blank">photography</a>, <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/tag/rethinking-the-afropolitan-the-ethics-of-black-atlantic-masculinities-on-display/" target="_blank">Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display</a>
 | Categories: <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/category/news/" target="_blank">News</a>, <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/category/photography/" target="_blank">Photography</a>, <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/category/upcoming-events/" target="_blank">Upcoming Events</a>
 | URL: <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://wp.me/psnTa-y4L" target="_blank">http://wp.me/psnTa-y4L</a>                                                                                                                                   </div>
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                <p class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-action-links" style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em;font-size:14px;color:#666;padding:0;width:auto;padding-top:1em;padding-bottom:0em;margin-bottom:0;margin-left:0;padding-left:0">
                                                                                                                                        </p><table class="m_6375817811177842274auto-width" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="width:100%;width:auto">
                                                                                                                                                <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                                                                        <td style="width:10px"><a href="http://repeatingislands.com/2017/10/13/rethinking-the-afropolitan-the-ethics-of-black-atlantic-masculinities-on-display/#respond" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;border-radius:10em;border:1px solid #11729e;text-decoration:none;color:#fff;background-color:#2585b2;padding:5px 15px;font-size:16px;line-height:1.4em;font-family:Helvetica Neue,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-weight:normal;margin-left:0;white-space:nowrap" target="_blank">Comment</a></td>
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        <td>   <a class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-action-link" href="http://repeatingislands.com/2017/10/13/rethinking-the-afropolitan-the-ethics-of-black-atlantic-masculinities-on-display/#comments" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">See all comments</a></td>
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                </tr>
                                                                                                                                        </tbody></table>
                                                                                                                                <p></p>
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                </td>
                                                                                                                </tr>
                                                                                                        </tbody></table>
                                                                                                </td>
                                                                                        </tr>
                                                                                </tbody></table>

                                                                                <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="20" bgcolor="#efefef" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-wrapper-sub" style="width:100%;background-color:#efefef;text-align:left;border-top:1px solid #ddd">
                                                                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                                                                <td class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-content" style="border-top:1px solid #f3f3f3;color:#888;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;background:#efefef">
                                                                                                        <p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em;font-size:12px;line-height:1.4em;margin:0px 0px 10px 0px">
                                                                                                                <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="https://subscribe.wordpress.com/?key=b8c5a2154499dab58a405ce88709a6f7&email=lima%40geneseo.edu&b=saQ%3DGmKV%5Dg3rsc3fj4YLgCIeI%7CQ5.ngXn%5D1Z9u3H-BT4.M7Sig" target="_blank">Unsubscribe</a> to no longer receive posts from Repeating Islands.<br>
                                                                                                                Change your email settings at <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="https://subscribe.wordpress.com/?key=b8c5a2154499dab58a405ce88709a6f7&email=lima%40geneseo.edu" target="_blank">Manage Subscriptions</a>.                                                                                                  </p>

                                                                                                        <p style="direction:ltr;font-size:14px;line-height:1.4em;color:#444;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0 0 1em;font-size:12px;line-height:1.4em;margin:0px 0px 0px 0px">
                                                                                                                <strong>Trouble clicking?</strong> Copy and paste this URL into your browser: <br>
                                                                                                                <a style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2" href="http://repeatingislands.com/2017/10/13/rethinking-the-afropolitan-the-ethics-of-black-atlantic-masculinities-on-display/" target="_blank">http://repeatingislands.com/<wbr>2017/10/13/rethinking-the-<wbr>afropolitan-the-ethics-of-<wbr>black-atlantic-masculinities-<wbr>on-display/</a>
                                                                                                        </p>
                                                                                                </td>
                                                                                        </tr>
                                                                                </tbody></table>
                                                                        </td>
                                                                </tr>
                                                        </tbody></table>

                                                        <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" height="3" background="https://s0.wp.com/i/emails/stripes.gif" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-footer-wrap" style="width:100%;background-image:url(https://ci3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/A--eNJbuWGcMvC9urmzoDZ6Juea6Xcg-ciQ9rlB5LbXLHtDZDz5AaJJ-Hy6I_SwzgwlKfL3M30nRmJSp=s0-d-e1-ft#https://s0.wp.com/i/emails/stripes.gif);background-repeat:repeat-x;background-color:#43a4d0;height:3px">
                                                                <tbody><tr>
                                                                        <td></td>
                                                                </tr>
                                                        </tbody></table>
                                                </div>
                                        </td>
                                </tr>
                        </tbody></table>

                        
                                <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center" class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-footer" style="width:100%;padding-bottom:2em;color:#555;font-size:12px;height:18px;text-align:center;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">
                                        <tbody><tr>
                                                <td align="center">
                                                <a class="m_6375817811177842274subscribe-footer-link" href="https://wordpress.com" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2585b2;font-size:14px;color:#555!important;text-decoration:none;font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:#555!important;font-size:14px;text-decoration:none" target="_blank">Thanks for flying with <img border="0" src="https://s0.wp.com/i/emails/blavatar-default.png" alt="" style="vertical-align:middle" width="16" height="16"> WordPress.com</a>                                                </td>
                                        </tr>
                                </tbody></table>

                        
                        <br>
                </td>
        </tr>
</tbody></table>

<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?blog=6765016&post=130991&subd=repeatingislands&ref=&email=1&email_o=wpcom&host=public-api.wordpress.com" width="1" height="1"></div>


</div><br></div>