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The African Studies Center (ASC) sponsors conferences, lectures, exhibits, film series, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to foster understanding of Africa among members of the U-M community and the publicĀ  and to advance the exchange of resources and knowledge between U-M and its partners in Africa.

UM-WiSER Mellon Workshop. Decolonizing Sites of Culture in Africa and Beyond

Keynote Speakers: Annie Coombes, University of London; Morag Kersel, DePaul University; Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, The Cleveland Museum of Art; Mbongiseni Buthelezi, Public Affairs Research Institute, South Africa
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Assembly Hall, Fourth Floor Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
This 2.5 day workshop, bringing together scholars, theorists, practitioners, artists and cultural producers, will examine and reflect on strategies of decolonization in presentations of public culture in museums, galleries, and heritage sites. Free and open to the public. Registration requested at

For a detailed workshop schedule and museum tour, visit:
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Africa, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Culture, Discussion, Environment, History, Museum, Visual Arts
Source: Happening @ Michigan from African Studies Center, International Institute
Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:30 AM-5:00 PM  (Last)