Schedule at a Glance

Day 1: Wednesday, April 27
Time Information Location
4:40 pm Transportation to Opening Hampton Inn Lobby
5:00 – 6:30 pm

Conference Opening, Reception and Gallery Exhibition

This special exhibition focuses on two of the most celebrated contemporary Cuban artists, Manuel Mendive Hoyo and Eduardo "Choco" Roca Salazar.

MU Museum of Art and Archaeology
at Mizzou North

 

Day 2: Thursday, April 28
Time Information Location
8:00 am Check-In Hampton Inn
9:00 – 10:00 am

Opening Session;
Keynote — Nancy Morejón

Hampton Inn
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions  
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch (additional ticket required) Hampton Inn
1:30 – 2:30 pm Further Breakouts Hampton Inn
2:30 pm Coffee Break  
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Keynote — William Luis

Hampton Inn
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Santiago Rodríguez Olazábal
Exhibition, Artist's Gallery Talk and Reception

 

MU Bingham Gallery

6:15 pm Film – Olazábal: Un hacedor de objetos/ Olazábal: A Maker of Objects

MU Corner Playhouse

 

Day 3: Friday, April 29
Time Information Location
8:30 am Check-In Hampton Inn
9:00 am

Keynote — Flora González Mandri

Hampton Inn
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions Hampton Inn
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch (additional ticket required) Hampton Inn
1:30 – 2:30 pm Further Breakouts  
2:30 pm Coffee Break  
3:00 – 5:00 pm Roundtable of Keynotes and Artists Hampton Inn
6:00 pm

Manuel Mendive

  • Reading by Milbre Burch – The Separation of Heaven and Earth and other Patakís from the Santeria tradition
  • Film – El mundo mágico de Mendive / The Magical World of Mendive
MU Corner Playhouse

 

Day 4: Saturday, April 30
Time Information Location
8:00 am Check-In Hampton Inn
9:00 am Keynote — James Counts Early Hampton Inn
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions Hampton Inn
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch (additional ticket required) Hampton Inn
1:30 – 4:00 pm Further Breakouts Hampton Inn
5:40 pm Transportation to Evening Event Hampton Inn Lobby
6:00 pm

Eduardo "Choco" Roca Salazar presentation

  • Film – Choco
MU Student Center
Leadership Auditorium
7:00 pm Cuban-themed Dinner & Music The Shack

Previously announced keynote speakers Alejandro de la Fuente and Victor Fowler Calzada, unfortunately, are no longer available to present at the conference.

Contact Sponsors and Contributors
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344 Hearnes Center MU Chancellor's Distinguished Visitors Program Laura Pérez-Mesa
Columbia, Missouri 65211 George Caleb Bingham Gallery MU Department of Art History and Archaeology
Phone 573-882-4349 MU Afro Romance Institute MU Department of Theatre
or 1-800-682-6663 MU Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs MU Department of Art
  MU Lectures Committee MU Department of English
Design credit to Jennifer Sanchez and Hayden Lewis, MU School of Journalism- Strategic Communication MU Chancellor's Diversity Initiative MU Department of Black Studies
Missouri School of Journalism — Strategic Communication Cambio Center
Norfolk State University  
   
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