Abstract

At Ghana's 2009 Pan African Historical Theatre Festival, discursive battles over the commodification of African heritage erupted amidst acrobatics, naming ceremonies, and asofo dancing. This aesthetic and verbal volleying entangled state dignitaries, paramount chiefs, and visiting diasporans, while the watchful eye of Barack Obama gazed from ubiquitous billboards.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 155-163
Launched on MUSE
2010-06-04
Open Access
No
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