The Institute of African-American Affairs and Africana Studies Program at New York University present SAME BOAT, DIFFERENT STOP: THE AFRICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE AMERICAS
A Three-Part Lecture/Slide Presentation by C. Daniel Dawson
This three-part series will examine how African culture came to the
Americas and transformed them immeasurable. From the way we think about sociopolitical structures to the way we interact in the athletic arena to the way we celebrate through music and dance, African traditions and philosophies have enriched and enlivened contemporary life in the Americas.
Wednesday, April 2, 2003, 6:30 PM
I. THE CULTURE OF FREEDOM: Quilombos. Palenques and Maroon Societies in the Americas.
Wednesday, April 9, 2003, 6:30 PM
II. FIST AGAINST FIST IS IRRATIONAL: The African Philosophical Influence in Athletics in the Americas.
Wednesday, April 16, 2003, 6:30 PM
III. WIDI MAMBO-LISTEN TO THE IMPORTANT MATTER: Celebrating the African Roots of National Musics in the Americas.
All three lectures will take place at the address below.
These events are free and open to the public; however, seating is very limited. RSVP by phone.
Institute of African-American Affairs
New York University
269 Mercer Street, Suite 601
New York, NY 10003
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