AMAA Exhibition Reception and Book Launch

Missionary and Anthropologist: Bishop Alphonse A. Sowada's Life among the Asmat People

Date & Time:

Friday, November 3, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5 PM, November 3, 2017

Location:

American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas
The Gallery, second floor, east end, Anderson Student Center

Meet Ursula Konrad and Nick Stanley, co-editors of Missionary and Anthropologist: Bishop Alphonse A. Sowada's Life among the Asmat People at the book launch and exhibition reception for Bringing Asmat to the World: Art and History at the American Museum of Asmat Art. Curated by Dr. Eric Kjellgren, American Museum of Asmat Art director, assisted by Floris Lafontant and Jason Burnett, art history graduate students.

The scheduled program will run as follows:

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Reception and Gathering Time
5:30 – 5:35 p.m. Welcome by Dean Yohuru Williams (College of Arts and Sciences), funding Sowada Chair
5:35 – 6:05 p.m.

Creating the Book: Reflections by Ursula Konrad, Lenore Leigh, and Nick Stanley

6:05 – 6:20 p.m.

Working with Bishop Sowada in Papua: Reflections by Father Glen Lewandowski osc

6:20 – 6:30 p.m. Updates from the AMAA Advisory Board Chair Jerry Brennan
6:30 – 6:40 p.m. Introduction to the new fall exhibition: Dr. Eric Kjellgren
6:40 – 8:00 p.m. Reception and book signing
All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.