TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 1 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the Gowen Room of Wilson Commons on the University of Rochester's River Campus
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Jesse Weaver Shipley, director of Africana studies and assistant professor of Africana studies and anthropology at Bard College, will screen his hour-long documentary, Living the Hiplife: Reggie Rockstone & Stories of Ghanaian Hip Hop.
Shipley will be a fellow at the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University in 2006-07. His publications include "Visuality to Postcolonial African Politics: A Conversation with Mohamed Saidou N'Daou" (Public Culture, 2004) and "African/Diaspora History: W. E. B. Du Bois and Pan-Africanism in Ghana" (Africa World Press, 2003).
The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, and the Department of Anthropology are co-sponsoring the program. It is the final event in this year's continuing series on Visual Culture & the African Diaspora.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact (585) 275-7235.