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Middle Passage: Memory, History, Metaphor

Collection Collector:
Maltsby, Portia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Program in African American Culture  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1999 February 3-6
Scope and Contents:
The eighteenth annual national conference in observance of African History Month was a symposium and community tribute held from Wednesday, February 3, through Saturday, February 6, 1999, in the Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The Middle Passage conference was launched by the Program on African American Culture series "African Americans at the Millennium: From Middle Passage to Cyberspace". The conference saluted three pioneering educators: Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Dr. Adelaide M. Cromwell and Dr. Joseph E. Harris.

Participants included:

Ronald Bailey, Ph.D., chair of the Department of African-American Studies, Northeastern University

Michael L. Blakey, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and anatomy and curator of the W. Montague Cobb Human Skeletal Collection, Howard University

Kim D. Butler, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Africana Studies, Rutgers University

Adama J. Conteh, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, Hampton University

Collaborative Public Art Team; Houston Conwill,sculptor; Estella Conwill Majozo, poet; and Joseph DePace, architect

C. Daniel Dawson, photographer and filmmaker

Tom Feelings, renowned artist and illustrator of children's books

Haile Gerima, film producer, director, writer, and editor

Michael A. Gomez, Ph.D., professor of history, University of Georgia; and adjunct faculty, Spelman College

Leslie King Hammond, Ph.D., artist and illustrator and dean of graduate studies, Maryland Institute College of Art

Sylvia Hill, Ph.D, chair of the Department of Urban Affairs, University of the District of Columbia

James Oliver Horton, Ph.D., Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History, George Washington University

Noel Ignatiev, Ph.D., a visiting assistant professor of history, Bowdoin College

Joseph E. Inikori, Ph.D., a professor of history and associate director, Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, University of Rochester

Aisha Kahil, performing artist and master teacher in voice and dance and member of the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock

Gilberto Leal, a geologist, labor union and political party leader

Clarence Lusane, Ph.D., political scientist and author

Deborah L. Mack, Ph.D., director of public programs and exhibitions, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati

Lorna McDaniel, Ph.D., historian and founding editor of New Directions: Readings in African Diaspora Music

Alice McGill, storyteller, author and educator

Diana Baird N'Diaye, Ph.D., a folklorist, anthropologist, and program curator, Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies

Sylvia Ojukutu-Macauley, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of history, Georgetown University

Colin A. Palmer, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History, New York Graduate School, City University

Carla L. Peterson, Ph.D., professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of Maryland

Bernice Johnson Reagon, Ph.D., curator emerita, National Museum of American History (NMAH); and Distinguished Professor of History, American University

Fath Davis Ruffins, historian at the National Museum of American History

Llewellyn Smith, television producer and playwright

Elisée Soumonni, Ph.D., lecturer, department of history, Université Nationale du Bénin

John Thornton, Ph.D., professor of history, Millersville University

Eleanor W. Traylor, Ph.D., graduate professor of English and chair of the Department of English, Howard University

Sheila S. Walker, Ph.D., Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor in Liberal Arts and director of the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas

Margaret Washington, Ph.D., history department, Cornell University

Jacquie Gales Webb, producer, Smithsonian Productions; and radio host

Olabiyi Yai, Ph.D., ambassador from Bénin

African Heritage Dancers and Drummers, a youth intervention program that provides rich portrayals of traditional West African dance, music, crafts, and folklore

Melvin Deal, founder and artistic director of the African Heritage Dancers and Drummers

Olufunmilayo Jomo, master teacher and performance artist of African dance and percussion

Kimberly A. Kelly, Ford Foundation Scholar, master's program, European decorative arts, Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt

Kono Youth Ensemble, founded in 1995 to awaken young people here and abroad to the power and beauty of traditional West African dance and drum

Djimo Kouyate, born in Dianna Senegal, is a diali, an oral historian and musician of Manding traditions

Amshatar Monroe, advocate of indigenous culture and spirituality and founder of Sacred Space

Pam Rogers, director of In Process…, Includes: Michelle Lanchester, Yasmeen Williams, Tammy Adair, Ayo Ngozi, Paula Pree, and Reverend Amitiyah Elayne Hyman

Sacred Space: Where Indigenous Paths Meet, a nonprofit organization committed to providing cultural and educational activities, council of elders: Baba Wande Abimbola, Nana Kwabena Brown, Mounain Eagle Woman (Mama Binta-Bisa Mati), Ione, Baba Kwame Ishangi, and Iya N'Ifa Efunyale (Mother) Taylor

Program number AC408.108.
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Collection Citation:
Program in African American Culture Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black Aesthetics: Historical and Contemporary Issues, audio tape, OT 408.24.2

Collection Collector:
Maltsby, Portia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Program in African American Culture  Search this
Container:
Box 133, Cassette 9
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Hale Smith is one of America's most distinguished composers. He is a professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is a writer, consultant, and co-chair of the National Endowment for the Arts Composers Panel. He discusses improvisational art expression and its origins and its affects on cultural expression.

Mike Malone is a choreographer, dancer, and artistic director of Young Audiences, DC Chapter and of the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art, New York. He discusses dance and its influence on popular culture.

Tulani Jordan is a hair sculptress, braider, writer and educator. She discusses the issue of beauty and hair. Haile Gerima, is a professor of film at Howard University. He is an award winning filmmaker. He discusses film aesthetics as it relates to African-Americans.

Pearl Williams-Jones is an associate professor of music at the University of the District of Columbia. She is a performer, researcher and lecturer on Black American gospel music. She discusses the black aesthetic in black gospel music.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access and use of audiovisual materials available in the Archives Center reading room or by requesting copies of audiovisual materials at RightsReproductions@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions exist. Collection items available for reproduction Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Program in African American Culture Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Pentarrhinum abyssinicum Decne.

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Schimper  Search this
Place:
Abba Gerima. Abyssinien., Eritrea, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 22/8/62
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Gentianales Asclepiadaceae
Published Name:
Pentarrhinum abyssinicum Decne.
Barcode:
03264037
USNM Number:
282425
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34b39b1f9-39d4-4fe9-81c5-2a5b38a4dfb6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14602824

Pentarrhinum abyssinicum Decne.

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Schimper  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2012  Search this
Place:
[illegible text]. Abba Gerima. Abyssinina[interpreted]., Eritrea, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 22/8/62
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Gentianales Asclepiadaceae
Published Name:
Pentarrhinum abyssinicum Decne.
Barcode:
03264040
USNM Number:
806486
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/302e9eb33-792f-4f72-a205-0d6c7acde31c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14602958

Otostegia repanda Benth.

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Schimper  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2073  Search this
Place:
Tigu norma: Sassa prope [illegible text] auf Ling ind Yoburons Abba Gerima, Abyssinia.[interpreted], Eritrea, Africa
Collection Date:
22 Aug 1862
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Otostegia repanda Benth.
Barcode:
02795770
USNM Number:
945052
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bceb197d-1396-4b4f-bdae-4778ff70edeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14037652

Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Schimper  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2134  Search this
Place:
Abyssinia: Abba Gerima, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
1863
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Barcode:
02508399
USNM Number:
806484
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3561e2eeb-b3c3-464f-a453-260a8d54b61b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13701683

Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Schimper  Search this
Place:
Abissinnia, Abba Gerima, Tigray, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
1860 to 1862
Crowdsourcing:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae (peraceae)
Published Name:
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach
Barcode:
01304591
USNM Number:
945319
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Flowering plants and ferns
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d30754dc-b228-4a8c-8b50-0f6d260c5291
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11944581
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Setaria abyssinica Hack.

Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Georg H. W. Schimper  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1405  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1405  Search this
Type Citation:
Hackel, E. 1901. Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 460.
Type Status:
Syntype
Place:
Hamedo, Abba Gerima., Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
1862
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Setaria abyssinica Hack.
Barcode:
00141393
Other Numbers:
fiche number : 0060/C09
USNM Number:
1645210
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Flowering plants and ferns
Type Register
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2090973

Middle Passage Conference: Haile Gerima, 1999

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-116, National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Teza [videorecording] / Negodgwad Productions ; Pandora Film ; in co-production with Unlimited and Westdeutscher Rundfunk ... [et al.] present ; a film by Haile Gerima & the makers of SANKOFA ; written and directed by Haile Gerima ; produced by Haile Gerima and Karl Baumgartner

Title:
Morning dew
Author:
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Baumgartner, Karl  Search this
Masini, Mario  Search this
Hauser, Maya  Search this
Hankin, Loren  Search this
Mesfin, Jorga  Search this
Ruggle, Walter 1955-  Search this
Arefe, Aaron  Search this
Tedla, Abeye  Search this
Beyene, Takelech  Search this
Tesfahun, Teje  Search this
Baye, Nebiyu  Search this
Zelalem, Mengistu  Search this
Bayu, Wuhib  Search this
Tsega, Zenahbezu  Search this
Abrham, Asrate  Search this
Johnston-Arthur, Araba Evelyn  Search this
Iyer, Vijay  Search this
Avraham, Veronika  Search this
Negod-Gwad Productions  Search this
Pandora Film (Firm)  Search this
Unlimited (Firm : France)  Search this
Westdeutscher Rundfunk  Search this
Trigon-Film  Search this
Mypheduh Films  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Drama
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Feature films
Fiction films
Motion pictures, Ethiopian
Motion pictures, German
Motion pictures, French
DVD-Video discs
Place:
Ethiopia
Video recordings for Amharic speakers
Date:
2008
C2008
1974-1991
Topic:
Dissenters  Search this
Human rights  Search this
Amharic language  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
video 001360
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036605

Sankofa [videorecording] / Negod-Gwad Productions presents ; in co-production with the Ghana National Commission on Culture, Diproci of Burkina Faso, NDR/WDR Television in association with Channel 4 ; a film by Haile Gerima ; writer, director, editor, Haile Gerima ; produced by Haile Gerima

Editor of moving image work:
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Actor:
Ghanaba, Kofi 1923-2008  Search this
Ogunlano, Oyafunmike  Search this
Duah, Alexandra  Search this
Medley, Nick  Search this
Mutabaruka 1952-  Search this
Omilami, Afemo 1950-  Search this
Carter, Reginald -1995  Search this
Mzuri  Search this
Director of photography:
Cubano, Agustin  Search this
Composer:
White, David J (Composer)  Search this
Production company:
Negod-Gwad Productions  Search this
Ghana National Commission on Culture  Search this
Diproci of Burkina Faso (Firm)  Search this
Norddeutscher Rundfunk  Search this
Westdeutscher Rundfunk  Search this
Channel Four Films (Firm)  Search this
Publisher:
Mypheduh Films  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Drama
Melodrama
Feature films
Foreign films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
1993
[2003]
Topic:
African American women  Search this
African Americans--Race identity  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Fiction films  Search this
Feature films  Search this
Call number:
video 001444
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1062991

Cine-Ethiopia : the history and politics of film in the Horn of Africa / edited by Michael W. Thomas, Alessandro Jedlowski, and Aboneh Ashagrie

Editor:
Thomas, Michael W. 1990-  Search this
Jedlowski, Alessandro  Search this
Ashagrie, Aboneh  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 295 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Ethiopia
Somalia
Eritrea
Date:
2018
Topic:
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Motion pictures--Political aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098189

From a legacy of sign and symbol

Author:
Kennedy, Jean 1919-1991  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Ethiopian  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .K46 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506450

To change reels : film and culture in South Africa / edited by Isabel Balseiro and Ntongela Masilela

Author:
Balseiro, Isabel  Search this
Masilela, Ntongela  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_712215

Why we make movies : Black filmmakers talk about the magic of cinema / George Alexander

Author:
Alexander, George 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 528 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Interviews
Date:
2003
Topic:
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures--Production and direction  Search this
African American motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717190

Filmmaker wins fight for "Adwa"

Author:
Reaves, Michele  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gerima, Haile Adwa: an African victory  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2000
1999
Topic:
Adwa, Battle of, Adwa, Ethiopia, 1896, in motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
DT371 .E845
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749481

Haile Gerima (Ethiopia)

Author:
Ukadike, Nwachukwu Frank  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Type:
Articles
Interviews
Date:
2002
Call number:
PN1993.5.A35 U45 2002X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752501

From Africa to the Americas : interviews with Haile Gerima (1976-2001)

Author:
Pfaff, Françoise  Search this
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Type:
Articles
Interviews
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2004
Topic:
Filmmakers  Search this
Call number:
PN1993.5.A35 F63 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_761081

African cinema : postcolonial and feminist readings / edited by Kenneth W. Harrow

Author:
Harrow, Kenneth W  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 356 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Motion pictures  Search this
Feminism and motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
PN1993.5.A35 A357 1999X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_603255

Through the door of no return [videorecording] / a film by Shirikiana Aina ; produced by Negod Gwad Productions, Inc. & Elimu Productions, Inc

Author:
Aina, Shirikiana  Search this
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Negod-Gwad Productions  Search this
Elimu Productions  Search this
Mypheduh Films  Search this
Subject:
Elmina Castle (Elmina, Ghana)  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
United States
Ghana
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
African Americans--Race identity  Search this
African diaspora--History  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E29.N3 T487 1997
Video 000443
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_633905

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