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ASU School of Art director participates in African Studies Association annual meeting

ASU School of Art Director Joanna Grabski
January 18, 2018

Joanna Grabski, the director of the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently participated in the 60th annual meeting of the African Studies Association.

Grabski co-chaired a panel on “Urban Africa and the Creative Economies of Place.” She also presented a paper titled “Vision, Visibility, and Artistic Livelihoods in Dakar’s Art World City,” and her book, “Art World City: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar,” was the subject of a multidisciplinary roundtable at the meeting.

The meeting took place Nov. 16–18 in Chicago.