Cocktails and Conversation with Gladys M Francis

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By Invitation | Serendipity Connect Members

Gladys M Francis serves as Associate Dean for Academic Student Affairs and the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University.

In this role she establishes infrastructures to support experiential learning to ensure that all the students in the College of Arts and Sciences benefit fully from Howard’s location in the nation’s capital, as well as globally. Associate Dean Francis is a native of Guadeloupe.

As Professor of Africana, French, and Francophone Studies, Francis explores issues of identify formation, race, gender, trauma, and cohesive intercultural immersion through the arts. Her transdisciplinary research involves: Theory and Cultural Studies; Africana Studies; Postcolonial Studies; Visual and Media Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

LDIF Programme

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BLACK DANCE UNCOVERED: ORIGINS AND AUTHENTICITY

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Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2023 Launch Dance Inside the Music – World Premiere

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Poet in Residence: Cubs the Poet

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Thomas Prestø Masterclasses and Theory Sessions

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Uncovering the Dance Within: Origins and Authenticity Conference

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Shamel Pitts Masterclass

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Freddy Houndekindo Masterclass

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Signatures and the Black British Dance Platform

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Monuments of Fem: Hottentot Venus to C**t – Alexandria Davis

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Black British Dance Platform in Conversation

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Cameron McKinney Masterclass

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Black Digital Dance Revolution: The Silent Beat: A Haptic Conversation

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Antoine Hunter Masterclass

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Practices of Rooting and Performative Becoming: Exploring British Caribbean Diasporic identity through the Embodied Spatialities of Dance – Tia-Monique Uzor

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BLACK HOLE – Trilogy and Triathlon – Shamel Pitts | TRIBE

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Serendipity’s Speakeasy: LDIF23 After Show Party

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Creative Space in a Digital Domain Exhibition

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