Engage: Beyond Feathers & Glitter

Event has passed (Sat Feb 10, 2018 - Sat Feb 10, 2018)
Museum of the African Diaspora - MOAD
10:00 AM
Art, Music
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Join us for our first annual symposium, ENGAGE: Beyond Feathers & Glitter. The day-long event is an interactive symposium where visitors will have the opportunity to explore Carnival through engaging conversations and hands-on learning interwoven with lively performances. It is our hope that attendees will gain a better understanding of the global influence of Carnival and its greater cultural implications. The symposium is being organized in coordination with the exhibition, En Mas': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, on view at MoAD through March 4, 2018.

Admission includes attendance to all events:
Panel Discussions with:Jacqueline Francis, PhD., Associate Professor in Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the ArtsJovan Scott Lewis, PhD., Assistant Professor of African-American Studies and Geography, UC BerkeleyJocelyne Guilbault, PhD., Professor of Music Scholarship, UC BerkeleyKafi Payne, Doctoral candidate in Urban Education and Leadership, UC BerkeleyLucia Cantero PhD., Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, University of San FranciscoMechelle Best, PhD., Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management, Cal State University Northridge
Performances by:Mas Makers MassiveRara Tou LimenRoberto BorrellShabang! Steel Drum Band
Film Screening & Discussion with the Director:Play the Devil (2016), written and directed by Maria Govan
Lunch Provided by:Blackberry Soul Fine Catering
Advanced Purchase:$45 – General Admission$35 – MoAD Members$25 – Students with ID
$55 at the door, if space is available


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