Harriet B. Schiffer Presents
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A Workshop, Seminar or Lecture Enhancing Cross-Cultural
Communication From An African-Centered Perspective
AFRICAN/AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY,
ART AND CULTURE
I: A Six Hour Program (Choose 3)
Section One: - Ethnographic and Geographic
Understanding of West Africa: the origin of the Peoples of the Diaspora
Section Two: Dispelling Some Myths of History: The Empires
of West Africa - Ghana, Mali and Songhai.
Section Three: Art and Religion in West Africa
Section Four: Culture and Art: Narrow Strip Weaving dispersal
through West Africa, with particular reference to KENTE CLOTH and history
of best known "Cloth of the Asante Kings" including meaning
of various patterns, culture and history of Asante Nation. I.B. Art and
Culture in Western, Nigeria among the Yoruba people.- Six Hours to be
determined by client.
II: “Kente Cloth: A Political Icon Since the Civil Rights
Movement and the work of W.E. Dubois, Marcus Garvey and Kwame Nkrumah.
III: "Kente: Cloth of the Asante Kings and Asante Culture"
IV: "Kente Cloth: From Ethnic Identity to Pan-African Symbol"
V: “Cultural Competence” -
Building bridges across difference and partnerships for positive action”
VI: Weaving and Clothing: “A Reflection of Culture among
the Akan of Ghana and the Maya of Mexico.”
VII: Black Culture and The Visual Arts: From NOMMO (BAM) to Kwame
FEE SCHEDULE: (All Honorariums Plus Expenses) - (Special Rates for
Plan A: TWO - THREE HOUR WORKSHOP- OPEN TO NEGOTIATION (With handouts)
Plan B: ALL DAY WORKSHOP - OPEN TO NEGOTIATION
Plan C: LECTURE/CLASS - - OPEN TO NEGOTIATION
Plan D: EXHIBITS - FROM $400 TO $6,000
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