Houston Museum of African American Culture's “Africans in America; The New Beat of Afropolitans” Symposium

Houston Museum of African American Culture

This symposium marks the rise of a new cultural influence, brought to America and the world by a wave of fascinating young and creative cosmopolitan African immigrants, so-called “Afropolitans”. The symposium features a talented group of Africans in America, including artist Wangechi Mutu; actor, musician and social entrepreneur Derrick Ashong; author Taiye Selasi, who popularized the term “Afropolitans”; writer Teju Cole; and filmmaker Odera Ozoka and arts maven Meme Omogbai. They will be joined by George Washington University professor Nemata Blyden. For a complete and details program, click here

Event Details

When

9.10.11 | 9:30 am
9.9.11 | 6:30 pm

Where

4807 Caroline St.
Houston, TX

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Ticket Info

Admission is free