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07.29.21

Fulbright Day: Ghana

July 29, 2021

 

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Fulbright Day Ghana: Preservation and Innovation in Visual Art and Music is a roundtable that will explore contemporary developments in the arts in Ghana and their growing influence on the global stage. The 90-minute program brings into conversation Ghanaian artists and organizers who are contributing to cultural and social trends so to spark a meaningful conversation about social and cultural connections between Ghana and the United States. Each panelist brings their unique perspective on topics including legacies of slavery, equality in the post-colonial era, music preservation, and creative processes in traditional and urban music.

Panelists include Judith Opoku-Boateng, Director of the J.H. Kwabena Nketia Archive at the University of Ghana, Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, renowned Ghanaian sculptor and activist, music conservationist and Fulbright Alumnus DJ Antonio Cesar, and Ghanaian TV and Radio personality Eddy Blay, Program Director of 107.9 FM. This esteemed event is moderated by Dr. Ebony Coletu, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, African Studies and English at Pennsylvania State University and Fulbright U.S. Scholar. Join us for this special occasion! The event will be held July 29th. RSVP via this link. We hope to see you there!

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Find more information on past and future Fulbright Days here.