2015 Annual Conference: Afrofuturism Rising: Black Art Across the Spectrum Itinerary

10/07/2015

 

2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

Visual and Performing Arts and Media Studies

Itinerary of Events

 

 

Wednesday: October 7, 2015

 

Early Registration at Hotel

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Executive Board meeting evening

 

Thursday: October 8, 2015                  

 

Membership Registration

8:00 am. – 8:30 a.m.             

 

2015 Conference Lecture Series

8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.            

Moderator: Dr. Hope Mauzerall

Silent Invocation

 

Welcome

Dr. Andrew Lee

 

Interim President, Dr. Jessica Bailey

Interim Provost of Academic Affairs, Dr. Rayton Sianjina

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Uppinder Mehan

Department of Visual & Performing Arts & Media Studies

Chair, Bobby Dickey

 

President of NAAHBCU: Brief History of Organization

Dr. Peggy Blood

 

Introduction of Speaker

Dr. Maisha Akbar

 

Guest Speaker: History of Afrofuturism       

Dr. Elizabeth Hamilton

 

Ten Minutes Break

10:00 a.m.-10:10                   

 

Artists Visual Presentations & Panel Discussion

10:15 a.m.-12:00 noon         

Marcella Muhammad

Frederick Pellum

Dr. Lee Ransaw

Alfred Conteh

Fred Ajanogha

 

Lunch

12:00 a.m.-1:15 noon                       

 

Presentations & Panel Discussions: Business Side of Graphic Design & Fine Art

1:15-3:30 p.m.                                   

Moderator: Dr. Maisha Akbar Nicole Albertie: Advertising Art Director

Robert Walker: Graphic Designer

Tracie Hawkins: Fine Art Entrepreneur

Arron Henderson: Fine Art Entrepreneur

Fred Ajanogha: Fine Art Entrepreneur

Marcella Muhammad: Fine Art Entrepreneur

 

Professional Exhibition Opening Reception

6:00-8:00 p.m.                         

Tubman African-American Museum

Professor Leonard Giles: Live Jazz Band

Ervin Williams: Video Documentation

Justice Yorke  

 

Friday: October 9, 2015

Members Meeting and Students’ Exhibition

9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon                       

FVSU Fine Arts Gallery & Studio Center

 

Students Workshop in Founders Hall

9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon                       

Robert Walker: Graphic Designer

Gerald Willis: Graphic Designer

Michael Warfield: Graphic Designer

 

Lunch

12:00-1:30                              

 

Students’ Exhibition Opening Reception

2:00–4:00 p.m.                                  

Ms. Shirley Ellis: Music

Ervin Williams: Video Documentation

 

 

NAAHBCU Members and Community Patrons Social

4:30-7:30 p.m.                                   

 

Student Outing

           

 

Saturday: October 10, 2015

Breakfast

Departure 

 

 

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