SISAAS (Scholars at the Intersection of South Asian and Africana Studies)

SISAAS Student Colloquium at Howard University

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Howard University
Keynote Address by Dr. Sheila Walker, Executive Director of Afrodiaspora, Inc.
"Ngomas for Ethiopian Saints in Gujarat and Minas Gerais: Bantu Musical Connections in India and Brazil"
Panel One:  Slavery & the Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean World
Panel Two:   Diasporic Cultures in Africa, South Asia, and the Caribbean
Panel Three:  Foreign Language Training & Research Opportunities
For more information, complete schedule of speakers, and registration details, visit the conference website.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, American Institute of Indian Studies, Morgan State University, Cornell University, and Universities of Chicago and Wisconsin.