Two events center on Dakar, Senegal
Date of Event: October 22, 2012
Posted: October 11, 2012
GRANVILLE, Ohio— According to a popular saying in Dakar, Senegal, “You can find anything in the world at Colobane Market.” The documentary film “Market Imaginary” explores Dakar’s Colobane Market and its surrounding neighborhood. The film’s United States premiere will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, in the auditorium of Denison University’s Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). In addition, a lecture by Mamadou Diouf, director of African Studies at Columbia University, will take place at 5:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). The lecture, “Youth, Culture and Society in Late 20th Century Dakar,” brings a broader context of Dakar to the community. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dyan Couden at 740-587-8581 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Movie Premiere: “Market Imaginary” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, in Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dyan Couden at 740-587-8581 or visit www.denison.edu.
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