June 2017

June 14, 2017
2:00pm to 3:30pm Session A
3:45pm to 5:15pm Session B
3:45pm to 5:15pm Film Screening: Hissein Habre, A Chadian Tragedy
5:30pm to 7:00pm Welcome Reception
7:30pm to 10:30pm Licensed Bar at Afro-American Cultural Center
7:30pm to 10:00pm Book Launches
7:30pm to 10:00pm Film Screening: Taxi Driver, Oko Ashewo
June 15, 2017
8:00am to 10:00am Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting
8:45am to 10:15am Session C
10:30am to 12:00pm Session D
10:30am to 11:15am LHCALA: Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus Keynote
11:00am to 12:15pm CAUCUS BRUNCH - FRACALA: Francophone Caucus
12:30pm to 1:50pm Auditorium Event with Jennifer Makumbi
1:00pm to 2:00pm Book signing with Okey Ndibe
2:00pm to 3:30pm Session E
2:30pm to 3:30pm Yale Art Gallery Guided Tour
3:45pm to 5:15pm Session F
3:45pm to 5:15pm Film Screening: Creation in Exile: Five Filmmakers in Conversation
5:30pm to 7:00pm Keynote Lecture: Simon Gikandi, Princeton University
7:30pm to 10:00pm Film Screening: Casanegra
8:00pm to 9:00pm CAUCUS Business Meetings
9:00pm to 11:00pm Variety Performance
June 16, 2017
8:00am to 10:00am Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting
8:45am to 10:15am Session G
10:30am to 12:00pm Keynote Lecture: Boubacar Boris Diop
12:30pm to 1:50pm Auditorium Event with Aminatta Forna
2:00pm to 3:00pm Book Signing with Aminatta Forna
2:00pm to 3:30pm Session H
3:45pm to 5:15pm FVM Caucus Business Meeting
3:45pm to 5:15pm Session I
4:15pm to 5:00pm Book Signing with Imbolo Mbue
5:15pm to 7:15pm FVM: Film and Visual Media Caucus Social Event
5:30pm to 7:00pm Auditorium Event with Imbolo Mbue
7:15pm to 8:00pm FRACALA: Francophone Caucus Keynote
7:30pm to 10:00pm Film Screening: Chosen
8:00pm to 9:00pm CAUCUS Business Meetings
9:00pm to 11:00pm SOUNDINGS: An Evening of Readings in Mother Tongue African Languages
June 17, 2017
8:00am to 10:00am Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting
8:45am to 10:15am Session J
10:30am to 12:00pm Session K
12:30pm to 2:00pm WOCALA Caucus Lunch
12:30pm to 2:00pm Auditorium Event with Okey Ndibe
2:00pm to 3:00pm Remembering Richard Karl Priebe (1943-2017)
2:30pm to 3:30pm Yale Art Gallery Guided Tour
3:00pm to 5:00pm ALA General Meeting
7:00pm to 8:00pm Banquet
8:30pm to 11:50pm Awards, Presidential Address, and Party with DJ Kash
June 18, 2017
8:00am to 10:00am Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting