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Encounters: Afrocosmologies

Saturday, November 9, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm

Wadsworth Atheneum

Saturday, November 9, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to

What do the visual arts reveal about African-based religions and practices among the diaspora and in the Americas? In turn, how do those religions and practices influence black artists, past and present? What place does Hartford have in Afrocosmologies? Join us for a morning of facilitated conversation as we dive into these questions, explore the exhibition Afrocosmologies: American Reflections, and dialogue with neighbors and scholarly experts.

Lunch will be provided with free registration.


Humanities Institute (primary), Africana Studies Institute, CLAS Undergraduate Students, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History Department, UConn Master Calendar

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