Please join us for related events happening in the lead-up to the Symposium!
January 24, 12 noon: Gallery exhibit tour with Henry Drewal. Full details here.
January 25, 5 – 7 pm: Gallery exhibit opening reception. Full details here.
March 1, 6pm: Program about different cultural funeral traditions in Madison. Full details here.
March 7, 12 noon: Lecture about African American Second-Line funeral processions in New Orleans. Full details here.
March 11, 2-4pm: On Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 2pm-4pm in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery-School of Human Ecology on the UW-Madison campus (free parking at Lot 20 on University Avenue — opposite the Institute of Discovery building) see the exhibition “Whirling Return of the Ancestors: Egungun Arts of the Yoruba in Africa and Beyond” with a tour by its curator, Henry John Drewal, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Art History and Afro-American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Light refreshments will be served.