Screening and Discussion: 'Africa's Great Civilizations'
February 21, 2017
Student Union Ballroom
UMass Amherst Campus
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.