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 College of Arts & Sciences Dean, Dr. Yohuru Williams
5:35 – 6:05 p.m.

Creating the book: Missionary and Anthropologist: Bishop Alphonse A. Sowada's Life among the Asmat People
Reflections by co-editors Ursula Konrad and Prof. Nick Stanley, with Bishop Alphonse Sowada's sister Lenore Leigh

6:05 – 6:20 p.m.

Working with Bishop Sowada in Papua
Reflections by Fr. 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: Bringing Asmat to the World: Art and History at the American Museum of Asmat Art
Director of the American Museum of Asmat Art, Dr. Eric Kjellgren
6:40 – 8:00 p.m. Reception and book signing by authors Ursula Konrad and Prof. Nick Stanley
All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.