Museum of the African Diaspora 685 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94105 USA
Feb 9, 2018
7:00 pm
2:00 am
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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:J

acqueline 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

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