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Monday, November 26, 2012

Writing and Celebrating in the African American Tradition

Description:
Join us for a conversation about Christmas and holiday traditions in communities of the African Diaspora. Moderated by Kojo Nnamdi, the conversation features Nolan Williams Jr., composer and conductor of "Christmas Gift!"; Tony Whitehead, UMD Professor of Anthropology and Affiliate Professor, Behavioral and Community Health; Psyche Williams-Forson, UMD Associate Professor of American Studies; and Kenneth F. Clay, Executive Chef, Clyde's of Gallery Place. This free Creative Dialogue is held in conjunction with Christmas Gift!, an original Nolan Williams, Jr./NEWorks production featuring new and traditional yuletide music and dramatic readings, inspired by the first compilation of African-American Christmas themed literature, Christmas Gif': An Anthology of Christmas Poems, Songs, and Stories (1963).
Start Time:
7:30 PM
End Time:
9:30 PM
Room:
Kogod Theatre
Common Location Name:
Clarice Smith PAC
Web Address:
claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/events/2012/writing-and-celebrating-african-american-tradition
Other Contact Information:
Megan K. Pagado Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center +1 301 405 3048 mpagado@umd.edu claricesmithcenter.umd.edu
Ticket Information
Tickets: Free; No tickets required: 0


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