Heritage Production in Africa: An International Roundtable


Jan
17
2014

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  • Host Department: African Studies Center (ASC)
  • Date: 01/17/2014
  • Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Koessler Room, Michigan League

  • Description:

    FEATURED SPEAKERS:

    Neo-Popular Femininity Discourse in God’s Name: Ambivalent Masculinity Rhetoric
    Akosua Adomako Ampofo (with Michael P. K. Okyerefo)
    , Professor and Director, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

    The Creator’s Hand and Curator’s Imprint
    Daniel Herwitz
    , Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Comparative Literature, History of Art, Philosophy and Art & Design, University of Michigan

    A New Monumentalism? From Public Art to Freedom Park
    Cynthia Kros
    , Professor and Chair, Heritage Studies, University of Witwatersrand

    Heritage Management in Colonial and Contemporary Africa
    Derek Peterson, Professor of History, Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan

    Locating Culture with/in a Ghanaian Community
    Ray Silverman
    , Professor of History of Art, Afroamerican and African Studies, Museum Studies, University of Michigan

    MODERATORS:
    Ciraj Rassool, Professor and Director of the African Program in Museum and Heritage Studies, History, University of the Western Cape

    Gary Minkley, Professor of African Studies and South African Research Chair in Social Change, University of Fort Hare

    For more information contact:
    Emma Park
    (emlopa@umich.edu) or Devon Keen (devaca@umich.edu)

    Cosponsored by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

    *Event is free and open to the public*