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Transitions in African Culture – A Dialogues Seminar

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In collaboration with the African Studies Center

Too often the only news out of Africa is that of a beleaguered continent. The reality is that Africa is a diverse place of vibrant cultures and communities filled with art and music that has had a tremendous impact on world culture. This refreshing Dialogues seminar will focus on two elements of African culture, textiles and music, and explore their dispersion and influence in Africa and the rest of the world.

Clothing and Power: Centuries of African/European Encounters
Victoria L. Rovine, Professor of Art History

Revitalizing Ugandan Musical Traditions in the Twenty-First Century
Dave Pier, Associate Professor of African, African-American, and Diaspora Studies

A Vibrant Culture in a Global Age
A panel discussion with our speakers


9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018. The tuition is $65.  A meal will not be offered with this seminar.

Discounts are available for UNC students, faculty, & staff. See our UNC Student, Staff, & Faculty Discounted Registration Policy here.

Co-Sponsored by the General Alumni Association.

Register for this seminar.

Please note: Registered participants will receive an email with all the Dialogues’ seminar information approximately two weeks before the program date.



February 10
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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