The presentation will begin with refreshments and short program of African Music and Dance, followed by a 30-minute screening of a portion of Africa’s Great Civilizations, a major new PBS series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering on WGBY in February. The program will conclude with a discussion and Q&A. Program participants include Five College African Studies Professors Joye Bowman, John Higginson, Olabode Omojola, and Marilyn Sylla.
This program is presented by WGBY, the Five College African
Studies Program and the UMass Department of History.