A Look Back at the 2019 Mellon Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
In January, CHCI held its first Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, hosted by Elizabeth Giorgis, Associate Professor of Art History, Criticism and Theory in the College of Performing and Visual Art and the Center for African Studies at Addis Ababa University.
Professor Giorgis teaches Art Theory and Criticism in the Graduate School of the College of Performing and Visual Art at the Modern Art Museum: Gebre Kristos Desta Center at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
Professor Jane Taylor, Andrew W Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance, was in conversation with Northwestern University theatre historian Professor Dassia Posner on puppetry and object theatre.
On Saturday April 14th Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler of Handspring Puppet Company were recipients of the Kennedy Center Gold Medal in the Arts. The celebratory event took place at the Zeitz-MOCAA Museum.