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Screening and Discussion: 'Africa's Great Civilizations'

Event Details

February 21, 2017
4:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available

A one-hour screening of a portion of Africa’s Great Civilizations, a new PBS series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering on WGBY-TV in February. The program will conclude with a discussion. Program participants include Five College African studies professors Joye Bowman, John Higginson, Olabode Omojolo, and Marilyn Sylla.

The program opens with a demonstration of African drumming and dance.

Presented by the Five College African Studies Council, the Department of History and WGBY-TV.

Event Category

Diversity Other Film