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Heritage Production in Africa: An International Roundtable

Friday, January 17, 2014
12:00 AM
Koessler Room, Michigan League


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

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
( or Devon Keen (

Cosponsored by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

*Event is free and open to the public*