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What about Africanness?

When: Saturday, 01 May 2021 - Saturday, 01 May 2021
Where: Online Event
Start time:18:00



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The African Centre For The Study of The United States will co-host this webinar.

About the speakers:

Jane Taylor is known throughout the world for her performance work, both as a theorist and a practitioner. Her work in puppetry, especially her theatre collaborations with William Kentridge, has been a matter of international interest and critical acclaim for many years. Jane Taylor is the Andrew Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory, Centre for Humanities Research, the University of Western Cape, South Africa.

Curlee Raven Holton is an internationally recognized artist and master printmaker. He was David Driskell's longtime artistic collaborator. For the past several years he has served as the Director and Artist in Residence at the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, University of Maryland, College Park, US.

About the moderator:

Dr. yaTande Whitney V. Hunter (IDSVA PhD 2020 and David Driskell Fellow), is Assistant Professor of Dance at the Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University, and Coordinator of the African Diasporic Dance Series at Temple University. His work focuses on africanist perspectives in contemporary dance practices

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