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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