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March 2014
Free

“Kongo across the Waters” Lecture with Carlee Forbes

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture given by Carlee Forbes, Curatorial Assistant at the Harn Musem of Art, and UF Doctoral Student

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February 2014
Free

Gwendolen M. Carter Lectures

February 21 - 22

In the spirit of the late distinguished Africanist scholar, Gwendolen M. Carter, the annual Carter lectures offer the university community and the greater public the perspectives of Africanist scholars on issues of pressing importance to the peoples and societies of Africa. The topic for this year’s conference is: “Kongo Atlantic Dialogues: Kongo Culture in Central Africa and in the Americas”   For the 2014 Carter Conference program, please click here.

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Free

Museum Nights: “Kongo across the Waters”

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art,
3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
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Join us for a celebration of art and culture from throughout Africa, with a special focus on Kongo across the Waters. Special activities surrounding UF’s Common Reading Program and the book, “A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka” will also take place.

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January 2014
Free

“Kongo across the Waters” Galley Talk with Robin Poynor

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“The Kongo Cross: A Motif over Time and Space

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November 2013
Free

“Kongo across the Waters” Lecture with John Thornton

November 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lecture with John Thornton, Professor of African American Studies and History, Boston University

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Museum Nights: “Kongo across the Waters”

November 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the recently opened exhibition “Kongo across the Waters,” with music, performances, creative opportunities and other fun activities being offered on this evening.

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Free

“Kongo across the Waters” Gallery Talk with Susan Cooksey

November 3, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

“Seeing Kongo in America: Early and Contemporary African-American Art”

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