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africana studies grand reopening

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 At 7:00 P.M.

Know Justice, Know Peace

Studemt Activity Center: Grand ballroom

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Friday, November 21, 2014 At 11:00 A.M. -12.15 P.M.

The Rhythmic Imagination in African Music

Clarke Recital Hall 

Kofi Agawu
Kofi Agawu
Professor of Musicology, Princeton University

Author of Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classical Music (1991); African Rhythm: A Northern Ewe Perspective (1995); Representing African Music: Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions(2003); Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music(2008); and Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music (edited with Danuta Mirka, 2008)

Professor Kofi Agawu’s professional interests include music theory, ethnomusicology, and historical musicology, and encompass the musical traditions of 18th and 19th century Europe and West Africa. He is co-editor of Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music, and has published articles and reviews in numerous journals, including Research in African Literatures, Music Analysis, Journal of Music Theory, Research in African Literatures, Journal of American Musicological Society, Music Theory Spectrum, American Journal of Semiotics, 19th-Century Music, and Africa: Journal of the International African Institute.

Sponsored by Department of Musicology and Africana Studies

Wednesday, Febrauary 29, 2012 At 6:00 P.M.

African Architects Design Multiple Modernities and Continuities
Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center - Glasgow Hall.
1215 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Free and open to the public. T 305 284 3731 arc.miami.edu/events/#event-616

In African Architects Design Multiple Modernities and Continuities, Carolyn Armenta Davis offers a continental snapshot of designs by today's African architects, men and women. Explored are the diverse cultural continuities and assorted modern influences that inform their full spectrum of designs for Africa's varying ecological, cultural, political and economic landscapes. Seen are innovative and award-winning urban and rural design, which honor Africa's legacies and signal its future.

Carolyn Armenta Davis
235 West Eugenie Street - M7
Chicago, IL 60614-5704 - USA
carmentad@aol.com - cadavis@carolynarmentadavis.com

Carolyn Armenta Davis is an international architectural historian, curator, and lecturer focusing on the contemporary Black|African Diaspora.
Davis is also an award-winning broadcast writer-producer; philanthropy-foundation advisor; business consultant; and a world traveler.

February 21st, 2012

"Diversity & Democracy: An Evening with Dr. Cornel West"

7:45pm BankUnited Center 

Dr Cornel WestWe are pleased to announce that as part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of desegregation at UM, the Office of the President in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Program in Africana Studies, will present a lecture by prominent public intellectual and advocate for racial justice, Dr. Cornel West. Dr. West is the author of 19 books; perhaps the best known are his classics Race Matters andDemocracy Matters, as well as his 2009 memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. Dr. West will return soon to Union Theological Seminary, the site of his first teaching position after receiving a PhD in Philosophy from Princeton. While remaining Emeritus at Princeton, he has said "Union still expresses most fundamentally who I am."

Professor West will present a lecture entitled "Diversity & Democracy: An Evening with Dr. Cornel West" on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at 7:45 pm in BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus at the University of Miami. 
For further information, please contact Rose Glemaud at 305-284-4021     


November 22, 2011

December 4, 2011

The University of Miami's African Studies Program, Curator Ludlow Bailey & IMAGILAB, LLC



Sunday December 4; 2011  11:00am - 2:00pm

Collage of Arts and Science Gallery 1210 Stanford Drive, University of Miami

Kindly RSVP by Saturday, December 3, 2011

305.302.9192 or 786.290.7359