Guide to Arts & Culture at the ASA Conference

Jan 01, 2000
Identity


11/17, 12:45-2:45

Identities: Ethnic, Religious, and National


11/19, 9:00-11:00

Manufacturing Descent: Race & Genealogy in 20th-Century Africa


11/19, 11:15-1:15

Politics of Race and Reconciliation in South Africa


11/19, 3:00-5:00

Art, Fashion, and Identity


11/19, 3:00-5:00

Rethinking Race in Africa


11/20, 9:00-11:00

Marketing Identity: Ethnicity, Nationality, and the Politics of the Art Market


Ethnographic Turns and Cognitive Dissonance: Exploring Science, Magic, Healing, and Race



Art and Music


11/17, 3:00-5:00

Imaging African Art as a Collective Representation: Art Schools and Social Movements in Africa and the African Diaspora


11/17, 12:45-2:45

African Art and the Cosmos


11/18, 8:30-10:30

Healing through the Visual and Textual in African Arts


African Performances: Film, Theater, and Dance


11/18, 8:30-10:30

A la Memoire de Jean Rouch: Spirits of the Visual African Landscape


Language, Music, and Disease


11/18, 10:45-12:45

African Women's Verbal and Visual Artistry as Epistemology


11/18, 1:00-3:00

Yoruba Sacred Textiles in 20th Century Nigeria


11/18, 3:15-5:15

Roundtable: The Need for a Text for the Modern and Contemporary Art of Africa


11/19, 9:00-11:00

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Similarities and Differences in Contemporary African and African Diaspora Art


Building a Body of Knowledge: Photographs, Archives, and Archaeological Evidence


11/19, 11:15-1:15

Reconsidering Historical and Art Historical Inquiry in Africa: The Case of the Bamum Kingdom in Cameroon


Representing the Body/Politic



Literature


11/17, 12:45-2:45

Medical Discourse in Literature


11/17, 3:00-5:00

Igbo World and Literature


11/18, 10:45-12:45

Theorizing the Body/Politic in the Literatures of Africa and the African Diaspora


Literature, the Arts, and Performance


11/18, 1:00-3:00

Health, Gender, and the Politics of Embodiment: Literary and Social Representations


Disease/Trauma and Literature


11/20, 9:00-11:00

Christopher Okigbo and Modern African Poetry



Media


11/18, 10:45-12:45

Cinema, Television, and Radio: Cultural Imperialism/Cultural Relations


11/19, 9:00-11:00

Film, Music, and Cartoons: Providing and Negotiating Images of Society, Past, and Present



Religion


11/18, 8:30-10:30

Religion and Healing in East and Southern Africa


11/19, 9:00-11:00

Perspectives on Pentecostal Healing


Islam and West Africa/Islam in West Africa


11/20, 11:15-1:15

Social Institutions and Social Control: Courts, Secret Societies, and Juju



Society


11/17, 12:45-2:45

Roundtable: Intangible Heritage in the Mande World


Bodily Acts, Embodied Knowledge: Performance and the Contours and Contexts of Community


Education, Identity, and Belonging


11/17, 3:00-5:00

Collecting Knowledge and Validating Morality Across Africa


11/18, 8:30-10:30

Science and Society in Africa: Constructing Knowledge and Changing Lives, Part I


11/18, 10:45-12:45

Science and Society in Africa: Constructing Knowledge and Changing Lives, Part II


Science Studies Meets Witchcraft Media and Post-Colonial Medical Debris in Neoliberal Africa


11/19, 9:00-11:00

Architecture and Time: Reconsidering Orality and Materiality in Africa


Culturing a Nation: Nigerian Unities and Disunities, Part I


11/19, 11:15-1:15

Culturing a Nation: Nigerian Unities and Disunities, Part II


Pre-Colonial/Colonial: Ruptures and Continuities in Regional African Traditions


11/19, 3:00-5:00

Culturing a Nation: Nigerian Unities and Disunities, Part III


Consanguine Exotics: The Paradox of Atlantic Crossings


11/20, 11:15-1:15

Roundtable: Le Long Voyage de la Femme du Fleuve: Adrian Adams and the Kungani Archive



Sports


11/18, 8:30-10:30

Displaced African Bodies in Sports: Issues and Perspectives on Globalization and Social Transformation


11/18, 10:45-12:45

Playing with History: Sport and the Politics of Representation

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