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Expressing Identities in Africa and the Diaspora: Panel Discussions

April 21, 2017
10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Hawkins Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library


-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)

-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

‘Kumawood’ Video Movies and the Quest for Legitimacy

-Moustapha Ndour, Indiana University Bloomington

Echoes of Resistance: African Diaspora in Contemporary Francophone Literature

-Brittany Sheldon, FDI Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana U. Bloomington

Visual Storytelling: Wall Paintings by Women in Northeastern Ghana 

-Paul Fess, FDI Predoctoral Fellow, City University of New York

“the same old slave song”: Music and Antislavery Politics in Martin R. Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts of America

Category: New Direction Symposium