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11 Oct
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Oct 11, 2023 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

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[Global Faculty-in-Residence Event] The Singing Masks

In this cultural event, Senegalese artist and activist and Gallatin's Global Faculty-in-Residence Ibrahima Niang will use poetry, drumming, story-telling, and singing to educate people on the meaning of the restitution of stolen culture to Africa, and its importance to the rest of the world.

Drawing on his talents as an artist and his experience as a global activist in the restitution movement, Ibou will connect the audience to those communities who have lost these objects and lead us on the journey that these communities and cultural objects have gone through.

In the process, we will engage with the questions these communities have been grappling with regarding history, identity, and culture. In English, French, and Wolof.

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