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RACE AND... Dance: Contemporary African Dance Featuring Ronald K. Brown

by Community and Inclusion

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Fri, Feb 12, 2021

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST (GMT-5)

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This event is the last session of the six-part RACE AND….Dance Series curated by Five College Joint Lecturer of African Diasporic Dance Shakia Barron. In this session, students will get the opportunity to learn and appreciate the African Dance via a contemporary dance movement and lecture session. A Q&A session will follow the program.

Sponsored by the Division of Student Life, the Betty Shabazz Cultural Center, the Mount Holyoke African and Caribbean Student Association (MHACASA), and the Five College Dance Department.

Open to Five College students and the Five College Community, with or without dance training.

***For non-Mount Holyoke students, please click the green "Register" button on this page to gain access to the Zoom registration link; do not log in to Embark.

Recording Statement:
This event is being conducted over Zoom. As the host, Mount Holyoke College reserves the right to record this session and the event sponsors will give prior notification to event participants of any intention to do so. The recording feature for others is disabled so that no one else will be able to record this session through Zoom. At all times, no recording by any other means is permitted without prior written permission from the event sponsor or as an approved accommodation.

Accessibility Statement:
For inquiries about the accessibility of this event or to request any accommodations, please contact Latrina Denson at Please make accommodation requests at least one week in advance before the event date to give implementation time. However, in all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.

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Ronald K. Brown

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RONALD K. BROWN founded Evidence, A Dance Company in1985, and has taught in Korea, Japan, Ecuador, Colombia, Norway, Belgium, Brazil, Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria and in the United States at universities including; Virginia Commonwealth University, Connecticut College, Ohio State University, New York University, Howard University and The Juilliard School. Brown has worked with Mary Anthony Dance Theater and Jennifer Muller/The Works. Brown has set works on Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, Cleo Parker Robinson Ensemble, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Jennifer Muller/The Works, Jeune Ballet d’Afrique Noire, Ko-Thi Dance Company, Philadanco, Muntu Dance Theater of Chicago, Ballet Hispanico, TU Dance and MalPaso. 

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Co-hosted with: Association of Pan-African Unity (APAU), MHACASA (Mount Holyoke African and Caribbean Student Association), Community and Inclusion (OWNER), Mount Holyoke College Cultural Centers

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