College of Liberal Arts

Annual Events: Yoruba Day

Friday Apr 21, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.206; 210 West 24th Street

12:00 – 12:05              Welcome & Lunch (Catered by Wasota African Cuisine)

 

12:05 – 12:30              Capoeira Performance    

                                    by Professor Dare and Capoeira Angola Society

 

12:30 – 2:00                “Ayangalu Bata and Egungun: The Musical Language of the Ancestors”

                                     by Oluwo Ogunbayo Ayangbadun Aloyinlapa

 

2:00 – 2:20                  Intermediate Yoruba Performance

                                    by Professor Afolabi’s Class Yoruba Language Course

 

2:25 – 3:00                  “African Mysticism and the Divine Feminine Principle”

                                     by Iya Omitayo

 

3:00 – 3:30                  Poster Presentation (Yoruba History and Culture)

                                     by Professor Ayobade’s Class

 

3:30                             Closing Remarks

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