Arts & Culture

Center for African Studies brings 'Barber Shop Chronicles' to Cambridge

Barber Shop Chronicles arrives in Cambridge as part of its US premiere tour following critically acclaimed runs at London’s National Theatre and the West Yorkshire Playhouse from Dec 5, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019. The play is proudly presented to you with support from the Center for African Studies and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research.

Newsroom and political platform, confession box and stadium—for generations, barber shops have been places where African men gather to discuss the world. Leaping from London to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala...

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Center for African Studies Presents International Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Nigerian Production, HEAR WORD!

The critically acclaimed Nigerian production of HEAR WORD! Naija Women Talk True directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa made its international premiere on April 15th, 2016 at the Harvard Dance Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The production was proudly presented by the Center for African Studies in association with the American Repertory Theater, the Division of Social Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Harvard Dance Center, the Hutchins Center for African &...

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