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Exploring Dimensions of African Diasporas

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“Creating Identity: Music and Dance in the Caribbean Diaspora”

Leonard Brown
(Northeastern University)
April 26, 2012, 9am-6pm
Charles Commons, Barber Board Room
Johns Hopkins University

On April 26-27, 2012 the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University will be hosting a two-day international conference entitled “Exploring Dimensions of African Diasporas.”  Presenters include a broad range of global experts on historical and cultural dimensions of the African Diaspora including keynote speaker Winston James (University of California, Irvine), Jarrett Brown (College of the Holy Cross), Leonard Brown (Northeastern University), Christian Cwik (Center for the Study of Continental America and the Caribbean, University of Vienna), Yvonne Daniel (Smith College), Tamara Ganjalyan (Leipzig University, German), Frank Guridy (University of Texas, Austin), Ruth Iyob (University of Missouri, St. Louis), Michele Johnson (York University), Kelly Josephs (City University of New York), Jane Landers (Vanderbilt University), Tommy Lott (San Jose State University), Quito Swan (Howard University), and  James Sweet (University of Wisconsin, Madison).  Session Chairs and Discussants include faculty and scholars from the Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, College Park, and Washington, DC.

The event will be held at Charles Commons on the campus of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The event is free and open to the public.