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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

Yoruba Day

Fri, April 15, 2011 • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM • ISES Gallery (JES A230) - Warfield Center for African and African American Studies and African and African Diaspora Studies Department

6th ANNUAL YORUBA DAY CELEBRATION 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM Welcome & Lunch 
Food Provided By West African Catering

1:00 – 1:30 PM Yoruba 507 First-Year Yoruba II
(Head Tie [Gèlè] & Yoruba Performance)
1:30 – 2:30 PM "The Role of Orisa in Copeira Angola"
Dorian Layssard, Director of the Orun Center of Cultural Arts

2:30 – 3:00 PM "The Personal Meets the Political: Bitter Sweet Narratives of Oluremi Obasanjo"
Tosin Abiodun, Graduate Student, Department of History, The University of Texas
3:00 –  3:30 PM Presentation: Yoruba Progressives of Austin

3:30 – 3:50 PM Yoruba 312L Second-Year Yoruba II

Dr. Afolabi's Class
(Yoruba Playlet) 

3:50 – 4:00 Closing Remarks

Sponsored by: John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies and the African and African Diaspora Studies Department


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