Schedule

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014

3:30 pm: Welcome

4:00-5:30 pm: Opening Discussion (Annenberg 500)

The Post-Colonial “New World” and Post-Apartheid South Africa: Continuities, Collisions, Collusions

Zine Magubane, Boston College
Anthony Bogues, Brown University

Moderator: Tsitsi Jaji, University of Pennsylvania

5:30 pm: Reception

7:00-10:00 pm: Art Talk/Music (Painted Bride Art Center)

Artist: Theodore Harris (Philadelphia)

Musicians:
Ancient Vibrations/Uzalo
Nduduzo Makhathini
Guthrie Ramsey (MusiQologY)

Comments: Josslyn Luckett, University of Pennsylvania

 

FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (Annenberg 500)

8:30 am: Breakfast/Coffee

9:00-10:30 am: Panel I: Diasporic Circulations at the Turn of the 20th

Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi, University of Cape Town
Tshepo Masango, UT-Austin
Faith Smith, Brandeis University

Moderator: Khwezi Mkhize, University of Pennsylvania

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

10:45-12:15 pm: Panel II: Contemporary Circuits of Violence

Rivke Jaffe, University of Amsterdam
Laurence Ralph, Harvard University
Anne Maria Makhulu, Duke University

Moderator: John L. Jackson, Jr., University of Pennsylvania

12:15-1:30 pm: Lunch Conversation, Memorials and Archives of State Violence

Deborah A. Thomas (University of Pennsylvania) and Steve Kwena Mokwena (Afrikan Freedom Station)

1:30-3:00 pm: Panel III: Archiving the Past/Present

Vaughan Giose, Elsies River Community Library/Robben Island Gateway Museum
Jesse Shipley, Haverford College
Wayne Modest, Tropenmuseum

Moderator: Tim Rommen, University of Pennsylvania

3:00-3:15 pm: Coffee Break

3:15-5:00 pm: Closing Roundtable: Mobilization, Alliance, Coalition-Building

Godfrey Sithole (ANC Activist, Philadelphia)
Carol Narcisse (Jamaica Civil Society Coalition)
Z’Etoile Imma (University of Notre Dame)
Salamishah Tillet (University of Pennsylvania)
Marlon Swai (New York University)

Moderator: Howard Stevenson, University of Pennsylvania

5:00 pm: Dinner

6:00-9:00 pm: Film Screenings

Filmmakers: Jesse Shipley (Black Star: The People’s Game); Kurt Orderson (Visibly Invisible); Muhammida El Muhajir (Hip Hop: The New World Order)

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