Lecture Series at Plymouth State Adresses African Art and Culture

March 9th, 2004 by Adam

The New African Experience is a premiere lecture series being presented at Plymouth State University this spring.

The series of six events throughout March and April is designed to introduce students, faculty, and community members to many pertinent issues, trends and developments in African art and culture. Presenters include members of the Plymouth State faculty as well as guest lecturers and artists. Events remaining in this series are:

Syncopated Rhythms: Jazz and Caribbean Culture
Lecture, Monday, March 29, 7:30-8:00 Frost Commons
Mr. Herbie Mille; lecturer, New School University, N.Y.
Respondent Mr. Stanford Watson

Maroon Culture in Jamaica
Lecture, Monday, April 5, 4-5:30 pm Frost Commons
Mr. Bryan McFarlane; painter, associate professor at UMass -Dartmouth
Respondents Dr. Catherine Amidon and Mr. Stanford Watson

Women at Work in Kenyan Literature
Lecture, Monday, April 12, 4-5:30pm Frost Commons
Dr. Jeanne Dubino; Fulbright Scholar in Kenya, Diversity Scholar and associate
professor of English, PSU
Respondents Dr. Catherine Amidon and Dr. Meg Petersen, professor of English, PSU

Transnationalism in Contemporary African Art: (Re)Inscribing African Womanhood
Lecture, Monday, April 19 4-5:30 pm Frost Commons
Dr. Barbara Thompson; curator of African Art, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College
Respondents Dr. Jeanne Dubino and Dr. Catherine Amidon

The New African Experience was organized by Amidon, Watson and Jeanne Dubino. All events in the series are free and open to the public. For additional information call Catherine Amidon, (603) 535-2614.