Pan-African Festival and Think Week

Oscar Ritchie Hall

The Department of Pan-African Studies (DPAS), The Center of Pan-African Culture (CPAC), and Black United Students (BUS), present the Pan-African Festival & Think Week, April 19-28, 2017. The festival’s theme is “Art, Health, and Scholarship” and will feature a variety of workshops, lectures, music, poetry, and art exhibitions. These events are free and open to the public and will be held in Ritchie Hall (ORH) unless otherwise noted. The festival aims to bring together alumni, students, faculty, staff and communities in the surrounding Kent area to authenticate and celebrate the rich culture, aesthetics and history of Africans thought the diaspora. 

Volunteers Needed 

Volunteers are needed to assist with greeting, gallery installations, setup and breakdown for workshops and performances.

For More Information

Contact Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali, Director, Center of Pan-African Culture, Department of Pan-African Studies at


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