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Conference Programme


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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

19:00               AfTA Executive Board Meeting - Foley Commons

 

Thursday, July 23, 2015 

1:00                 Welcome - Strub Theatre

1:30 - 2:45      Keynote 1 - Strub Theatre

                        “African Diaspora Drama: A View from the Middle East” - Sandra L. Richards

3:00 - 4:30       Parallel Panels 1-3 - Various Rooms

4:45 - 6:15       Parallel Panels 4-7 - Various Rooms 

6:30                 Welcoming Reception - Dunning Courtyard 

8:00                 Performances (for those who wish to attend)

                        In the Continuum (LMU) - Barnelle Theatre

                        Waiting for Godi (University of Botswanna) - Foley 110

  

Friday, July 24, 2015

9:30 - 10:45     Keynote 2 - Strub Theatre

                        “Myth, Mythopoeia and Robert Serumaga’s Majangwa (A Promise of Rains, 1971)” - George Bwanika Seremba

11:00 - 12:30   Panels 8-11 - Various Rooms

12:45 - 2:00     Lunch - Foley Pond

2:15 - 3:45       Panels 12-15 - Various Rooms

4:00 - 5:30       Panels 16-19 - Various Rooms 

5:45 - 7:15       Dinner - The Hill

7:30                 Keynote 3 - Mayer Theatre

                        Debebe Eshtu interviewed by Elias Wondimu followed by a screening of Alim Adumin (Red Leaves) Hebrew & Amharic with                             English subtitles


Saturday, July 25 

10:00 - 12:00   AfTA General Meeting - Strub Theatre

12:15 - 1:45     Lunch - Dunning Courtyard

2:00 - 3:30       Keynote 4 - Strub Theatre

                        “Devising Hip Hop Theatre for Community Connection”

                        Daniel Banks in conversation with Kathryn Ervin

3:45 - 5:15      Panels 20-23 - Various Rooms

5:30 - 6:15      Canadian novelist Patricia Keeney reads from her novel about Charles Tumwisigye who worked with Robert Serumaga and                             Abafumi Company

6:30                 Dinner - Dunning Courtyard

8:00                 Performances (for those who wish to attend)

                        In the Continuum (LMU) - Barnelle Theatre

                        Waiting for Godi (University of Botswanna) - Foley 110

 

Sunday, July 26 

10:00 - 11:15   Keynote 5 - Strub Theatre

                        “The Oriki of A Dream: The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and Africa” - Don Rubin 

11:30 - 1:00     Panels 24-26

Departures...

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