An Africa Atlanta 2014 event, Mapping Place: Africa Beyond Paper invites visitors to explore the ways that the changing representation and projection of space has shaped our approach to Africa.
The presentation is based on his finished research project. He argues that the bilateral relationship is characterized with geopolitical competitors. But there is no way both sides could escape from geostrategic cooperation simultaneously as the world and domestic politics have dramatically changed. The key test for both is how to avoid malicious circle of action and reaction.
Art, Oppression, Protest and Survival: The Pende in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a lecture by Herbert Weiss, part of Africa Atlanta 2014, will be held 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. April 24, in the Seminar Room, Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking. A reception will follow the lecture.
Auditions will be May 12th and 13th at 7 pm. Possible call backs on May 14th.
In The 39 Steps, a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure!
"Africa beyond Africa: The Future of Cultural, Social, and Scientific Research Conference," a part of Africa Atlanta 2014, will address several challenges for the future of museums.
The inspiration and anchor for Africa Atlanta 2014, KONGO across the WATERS will explore connections between the art and culture of the Kongo peoples of western Central Africa and African American art and culture in the United States.