The Project on African Expressive Traditions (POAET) presents
CONVERSATIONS: 2008 POAET Grantees Report on their Research
Friday, January 23, 2009 Ballantine #006 Bagels & coffee will be available from 8:40 am
Panel I Black Arts and Diaspora 9:00-10:30 am
Elizabeth Hoover "Robert Hayden and the Black Arts Movement"
Sarah Florini "Honoring the Past to (Re)create the Present: The Black August Hip Hop Project and the Continuing Influence of Black Nationalism"
Carol Subiño Sullivan "Dancing Across Borders: The Transnational Diaspora of Guinean Dance"
Panel II Image and Identity 10:45-11:45 am
Katherine Wiley "Embedded Identities: Meaning Upon and Within the Mauritanian Mulapha"
Ilana Gershon "Keepin' It Real: Facebook's Honesty Box & African-American Verbal Artistry"
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POAET fosters research on the cultures of Africa and communities of African descent.