3-4 October 2009
The Manchester Museum, University of Manchester
A two-day symposium discussing interpretations of ancient Egyot from an African perspective, exploring the ‘African-ness’ of ancient Egyptian culture and ways of presenting Egypt in its African context in museums, literature and the media.
Key note speakers:
Dr Shomarka Keita, affiliated with Howard University and the Smithsonian Institution, USA
Professor Abadayo Folorunso, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Professor Maulena Karenga, California State University, USA
Dr Sally-Ann Ashton, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Dr Kimani Nehusi, University of East London
Screening of the film, Nubian Spirit: The African legacy of the Nile Valley, by Louis Buckley, with a Q&A session with the director.
Call for papers to be circulated in early May 2009.
Please contact Karen Exell on firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending or participating.