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Fulani Institute Spring 2019 Sessions

Location: room 250 Oscar Ritchie Hall Time: 12 pm - 2 pm

Saturday Sessions:

Saturdays:  Feb. 16 Mar. 16  Apr. 13

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Center of Pan-African Culture
Pan-African Festival 2019

Thursday, April 11 - Friday, April 13, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 11 

6:30pm

African Community Theatre Solo Performance Festival 

with performances by special guest, Dr. Mary Weems, Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali and others 

Digital Masks to Africa: Cheik Anta Diop: A Poem for the Living 

devised from Prof. Mwatabu Okantah’s Epic Poem 

African Community Theatre Admission: $10, Free to Kent State faculty, staff, and students 

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 

3:00pm 

Seeing Color: The Importance of Documenting Black Lives 

with film producer and photographer Artemus Jenkins ORH 215 

5:00pm 

Seedz of Revolution Gallery Exhibit and Opening Reception 

Film Excerpt of Seedz of Revolution: Growing Up New Afrikan 

Roundtable- Growing Up Woke: Reflections, Blessings, Lessons 

with Aiyisha T. Obafemi, Tehura Sunni- Ali Thomas, Lumumba Akinwole- Bandele and Artemus Jenkins, moderated by Dr. Felix Kumah-Abiwu 

Umbaaji Art Gallery 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 ORH 250 

11am - 7pm 

Pan-African Vendors Marketplace 

10:30am 
Barefeet to the Afrobeat Dance Workshop with Rumbidzai Mupinga 
12:00pm 
Fulani Institute: Planting Entrepreneur Seeds in the Minds of Black Youth 

interactive workshop with Samora Sobukwe 

1:30pm 

Fulani Institute: Play the Djembe African Drumming Class 

with 12 o'clock Tribe 

3:00pm 

Businessing while Black: Authenticity in the Music and Entertainment Industries 

with Aiyisha T. Obafemi 

5:00pm   

Roundtable- How to Be a (Revolutionary) Real One 

with Prof. Shemariah Arki, Prof. Mwatabu Okantah, Aiyisha T. Obafemi, Dartalia Alati, Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele and Emmanuel Jackson, moderated by Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali 

Taste of Africa Reception 

Uhuru Magazine Launch Party! 

Umbaaji Art Gallery 

 

 

Pan-African Theatre Ensemble (PATE)
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