Event Title

Hira Gasy de Madagascar

Presenter Information

Kaitlin Curran, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Diamond 243

Start Date

1-5-2014 9:00 AM

End Date

1-5-2014 10:00 AM

Project Type

Presentation- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

This project is a PowerPoint presentation in French serving to introduce the hira gasy tradition of Madagascar. Hira gasy is a combination of song, dance, and ritual that often includes a religious aspect. I will be speaking about the background of the tradition, what it looks like today, and how we can look at its greater significance in the cultural, social, and political context of Madagascar.

Faculty Sponsor

Benedicte Mauguiere

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. French and Italian Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Humanities

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

486

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May 1st, 9:00 AM May 1st, 10:00 AM

Hira Gasy de Madagascar

Diamond 243

This project is a PowerPoint presentation in French serving to introduce the hira gasy tradition of Madagascar. Hira gasy is a combination of song, dance, and ritual that often includes a religious aspect. I will be speaking about the background of the tradition, what it looks like today, and how we can look at its greater significance in the cultural, social, and political context of Madagascar.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2014/program/251