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LAC Special Event Sign-Up

Please consider joining the ASA Local Arrangement Committee and their generous Museum Partners for the exciting events listed below. For questions, please contact the ASA Secretariat at members@africanstudies.org.

Lhola Amira: Facing the Future Special Tour & Lunch
This event features a private tour of the Lhola Amira: Facing the Future special exhibits followed by a catered lunch and wine reception hosted by Natasha Becker, Curator of African Art.
Where: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
When: Thursday, Nov. 30, 12:00-2:30pm
Cost: Free with ASA Meeting Badge
Capacity: 30 people
Transportation: Public Transportation (30 mins) or Uber/Lyft/Taxi (20 mins)
Sign-up Required

Coconut Head Generation Film Screening & Director Discussion
This event features a screening of the newest film from ASA Film Prize Winner, Alain Kassanda, Coconut Head Generation. Following the screening, MOAD will host a discussion with the filmmaker and student participant Leye Komolafe, moderated by Amina Mama.
Where: Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD): 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
When: Saturday, Dec. 2, 3:00-5:30pm
Cost: Free with ASA Meeting Badge or $12 General Admission
Capacity: 60 people
Transportation: Walking (5 mins)
Sign-up Strongly Recommended

Imvuselelo: The Revival Exhibit
Sabelo Mlangeni is a South African photographer. Imvuselelo: The revival includes photographs of some of the 15-18 million members of the African Zionism movement, a Christian practice, unrelated to Jewish nationalism, which centers healing. This exhibit is co-organized by ASA member Joel Cabrita. Attendees are welcome during all open hours. No formal ASA tour is organized.
Where: The Cantor Arts Center: Stanford University: 328 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305
When: Wednesday, Nov. 29 – Sunday, Dec. 3, 11:00am-5:00pm daily
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Transportation: Uber/Lyft/Taxi (50 Mins – carpooling recommended)
No Sign-up Required

2023 LAC Event Sign-Ups

  • Please select the events you plan to attend. Space is limited for the de Young and MOAD events. If you sign up and your travel plans change, please let us know. **Please Note: Cantor Arts Center events are on your own time but we wish to engage interest and support car pooling where possible.