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Faustin Linyekula: In Search of Dinozord with NYU Skirball Center

September 22, 2017 – September 23, 2017

Direction: Faustin Linyekula With: Serge Kakudji (singer), Jean Kumbonyeki Deba, Papy Ebotani, Yves Mwamba Bakadiasa, Faustin Linyekula (dancers), Papy Maurice Mbwiti, Antoine Vumilia Muhindo (actors) Text: Richard Kabako, Antoine Vumilia Muhindo Music: WA Mozart (Requiem, excerpts), Charles Lwanga Choir of Kisangani Joachim Montessuis (Nierica), Arvo Pärt (Pari Intervallo, Redeuntes in mi, Trivium, Annum per Annum), Jimi Hendricks (Voodoo […]

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Special Lecture with the President of African Export – Import Bank (Afreximbank)

October 10, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join NYU Africa House for a Special Lecture and Conversation with the President of the African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank)  Date: October 10th, 2017  Time: Doors Open at 5:30PM      Program Starts at 6:00PM  Venue: Tishman Auditorium, NYU School of Law 40 Washington Sq. South New York, NY 10012 Moderated by Professor Yaw Nyarko RSVP: Please […]

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Africa: Significations Exhibition

October 11, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Awam Amkpa is the Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at the Tisch School of the Arts. In his two-hour exhibition at NYU Africa House, Professor Amkpa will talk about his recent exhibition Africa: Significations which took place between May 2-29, 2017 in Havana, Cuba.  From geometry sequencing and calligraphy, paintings and sculptures, […]

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Africa and the Soviet Union: Technology, Ideology, and Culture

October 13, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Image from Tempo magazine (10th April 1977) On Friday, October 13th, please join us for a workshop entitled “Africa and the Soviet Union: Technology, Ideology, and Culture.” This workshop is hosted by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and co-sponsored by the NYU Department of History, the NYU Center for the Humanities, and […]

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The Stern in Africa Business Forum: “The Tipping Point: Accelerating Africa’s Agenda”

October 28, 2017 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join NYU Africa House for the 2017 Stern in Africa Business Forum with the theme “The Tipping Point: Accelerating Africa’s Agenda.”  Professor Yaw Nyarko, Director, of NYU Africa House will give a welcome address. The forum aims to bring voices from industry shapers across disciplines to share their personal experience through TED talk-style short stories. Through powerful […]

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Book Reading: Lives of Great Men

November 30, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Chike F. Edozien is the Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Reporting Africa at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.  Professor Edozien’s book “Lives of Great Men” renders a mix of memoir and reportage and focuses on the contemporary lives of African gay men and women. It will also deal with the crisis of […]

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