Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the
University Center for Human Values, Princeton University. Africa’s cultural heritage has much to tell us about the region’s relationship to the world at large. The vibrant textile traditions of Africa are extremely diverse in materials, modes of production, and motifs. Dazzling silk and cotton kente woven in Ghana, earth-toned mud cloth from Mali, and deep indigo–toned fabrics dyed in northern Nigeria all reflect cross-cultural connections.
Friday, October 24, 6:00: $23
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
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