Engage: Beyond Feathers & Glitter

February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94105
$45 General Admission | $35 MoAD Members | $25 Students with ID | $55 at the door, if space is available

Join us for our first annual symposium, ENGAGE: Beyond Feathers & Glitter. The day-long event is an interactive symposium where visitors will have the opportunity to explore Carnival through engaging conversations and hands-on learning interwoven with lively performances. It is our hope that attendees will gain a better understanding of the global influence of Carnival and its greater cultural implications. The symposium is being organized in coordination with the exhibition, En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, on view at MoAD through March 4, 2018.

Admission includes attendance to all events:

Panel Discussions with:
Jacqueline Francis, PhD., Associate Professor in Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts
Jovan Scott Lewis, PhD., Assistant Professor of African-American Studies and Geography, UC Berkeley
Jocelyne Guilbault, PhD., Professor of Music Scholarship, UC Berkeley
Brandi Wilkins Catanese, PhD., Department Chair; Associate Professor, Performance Studies, African American Studies, UC Berkeley
Imani Kai Johnson, PhD., Assistant Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, UC Riverside                                      Lucia Cantero PhD., Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, University of San Francisco
Mechelle Best, PhD., Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management, Cal State University Northridge

Performances by:
Mas Makers Massive
Rara Tou Limen
Shabang! Steel Drum Band

Lecture/Demonstration by:
Roberto Borrell

Film Screening & Discussion with the Director:
Play the Devil (2016), written and directed by Maria Govan

Lunch Provided by:
Blackberry Soul Fine Catering

Advanced Purchase:
$45 – General Admission
$35 – MoAD Members
$25 – Students with ID

$55 at the door, if space is available

Admission to this event also includes complimentary admission on Friday, February 9, 6-9pm, to a celebration of our concurrent exhibition Otra Mas’: Forty Years of Carnaval in San Francisco