Conference on African Artistic Expression
Posted March 22, 2000; 12:14 a.m.
A program on African Artistic Expression: Its Foundations and Effects in the Diaspora and Pop Culture, is being held through March 25. The program focuses on how African music, oral histories, dance, art, and lyricism have been translated and adapted in the Diaspora to produce the sounds and visions of today. The program features a talk by Professor Robert Thompson of Yale University on "New York Mambo: Microcosm of Afro-Atlantic Creativity" on Wednesday, March 22 in LTL 003 at 4:30 p.m. It closes with Clyde Morgan and Sankofa Dance Troupe (SUNY Brockport) and Echoes d'Afrique (Princeton) at 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 in Wilcox Hall.
Contact: Justin Harmon (609) 258-3601