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Dan Dawson

C. Daniel Dawson

Part-time Faculty

C. Daniel Dawson has lectured at the House of World Cultures-Berlin, the Kit Tropenmuseum-Amsterdam, the University of California-Berkeley, University of Texas-Austin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, The New School for Social Research, Columbia University, Princeton University, and the Federal University of Bahia and Rio de Janeiro-Brazil. Professor Dawson has also taught seminars on African Spirituality in the Americas at the University of Iowa, NYU, and Yale University. He has a research focus on the African diaspora and its Culture. In addition, Dawson has worked as a photographer, filmmaker, curator, arts administrator, and consultant. He served as curator of photography, film and video at the Studio Museum in Harlem (NYC), director of special projects at the Caribbean Cultural Center (NYC), and curatorial consultant and director of education at the Museum for African Art (NYC). As a photographer, he has shown his work in more than 30 exhibitions. He has also curated more than 40 exhibitions, including Harlem Heyday: The Photographs of James Van Der Zee and The Sound I Saw: The Jazz Photographs of Roy DeCarava. Dawson has been Associated with many prize-winning films, including Head and Heart by James Mannas and Capoeiras of Brazil by Warrington Hudlin.

 

Contact Information

Dan Dawson

Part-time Faculty
cddawson@mindspring.com
1 Wash Pl, Room 619
(212) 992-6302
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Office Hours
Monday 12-3

Courses

2014 Fall

Narratives of African Civilizations
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2013 Fall

Narratives of African Civilizations
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2012 Fall

Narratives of African Civilizations
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2011 Fall

Narratives of African Civilizations
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2010 Fall

Narratives of African Civilizations
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

African and African American art, history and culture; spirituality and art; oral traditions; photography and social change

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