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Souleymane Keita lectures at the University of Connecticut

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  • 1982 October 19, 1984 November 6


Painter Souleymane Keita lectured on 10/19/1982 (2015-0002/RR33) and again on 11/6/1984 (2015-0002/RR34).

Biographical / Historical

Keita was a painter born in Senegal. After studying at the National School of Fine Arts, Keita became a professor of ceramic and painting at the Jamaica Arts Center in New York City. He later became a board member of Goree Institute and Scientific Council of the Biennial event of Dakar.

In addition, Keita was a major member of L’Ecole de Dakar, an artistic movement and genre that combined painting, sculpture, and crafts into Negritude.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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