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Narratives of Now: Visual and Performance Art In Africa

4th Annual African Studies Graduate Student Symposium May 1 - 2, 2009 at UCLA

The African Activist Association of The University of California, Los Angeles invites you to submit abstracts for the 4th Annual African Studies Graduate Student Symposium, May 1 - 2, 2009 at UCLA, “Narratives of Now: Visual and Performance Art In Africa.”

Topics may be in any field related to Visual and Performance Art in Africa. We encourage you to submit papers on topics including, but not limited to:

Visual Arts
Verbal Arts
Oral Traditions
Literary Performance

Abstracts and papers must be submitted in English. Individual presentations may not exceed 15 minutes.

Please submit an abstract of 250-500 words by e-mail to, no later than February 1, 2009.  The body of the e-mail should contain the title of the presentation, your name, institutional affiliation, address, e-mail address, and phone number. The abstract should be sent as a Microsoft Word attachment. Participants will be notified of acceptance via e-mail.   Everyone is welcome to submit and we look forward to hearing from you.   –  The African Activist Association at UCLA.

For more info please contact:
African Acitivists Association

African Studies Center