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JIT Exchange: Panel Discussion | Historical Perspectives on JIT & Jiti Dance

Haleem “Stringz” Rasul, Franco “Slomo” Dakha, Kumbulani Zamuchiya, Masimba Hwati
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
6:00-8:00 PM
Room 1405 East Quadrangle Map
This panel, moderated by Stamps School of Art & Design MFA student Masimba Hwati, explores the history and cultural significance of Detroit jit and Zimbabwe jiti, including screening portions of Rasul’s documentary Jitterbugs: Pioneers of the Jit.

The Jit Exchange is a ZCCD project made possible through John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, presented in collaboration with U-M Center for World Performance Studies and Department of Afroamerican and African Studies. Co-sponsored by the African Studies Center, Institute for Humanities, Residential College, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art, with support from the King•Chavéz•Parks Visiting Professors Program and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Building: East Quadrangle
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Africa, African American, Culture, Dance, Film, Food, Free, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Multicultural, Music
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for World Performance Studies, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Residential College, Institute for the Humanities, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), African Studies Center, Office of the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs