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 Nkrumah.

FEE SCHEDULE: (All Honorariums Plus Expenses) - (Special Rates for Packages)
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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