Furious Flower

Folk Culture: Morphing the World's Cultural Face

Thu, 20 Oct 2011 1:00 AM - Fri, 21 Oct 2011 1:00 AM

3rd Africana Studies Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

October 20, 6:30pm
Blue Nile Restaurant, 181 N. Main St., Harrisonburg
Africana Folk Culture Celebration & Conversations with Prof. Daryl C. Dance

October 21, 8am-6pm
James Madison University, Festival Conference & Student Center
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Daryl Cumber Dance, the “Dean of Folkculture”
“We Meet Ourselves Coming Back: The Denial and Embrace of the Oral Folk Tradition”

Special Round Table
“Folk Culture as the Basis of African American Art and Expression”
Chaired by Prof. Joanne Gabbin, Director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center

See photos from this event on Flickr. 

Sponsors: Africana Studies; Cross Disciplinary Studies; Furious Flower Poetry Center; Office of International Programs; Office of Diversity; The JMU Visiting Scholars Program; Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies; Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Center for Faculty Innovation; Center for Multicltural Student Services

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