Learn how a regional crisis in Mali is impacting the country's cultural heritage and what is being done to preserve and protect its visual and performing arts.
Alisa LaGamma, Andrall E. Pearson Curator in Charge, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gregory Mann, historian and Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
Jerome Vogel, independent historian
Kassim Koné, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, State University of New York at Cortland
Banning Eyre, world-music journalist and guitarist
Mary Jo Arnoldi, Curator of African Ethnology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Siya, a trio of Mande griot musicians from Mali
Recorded April 6, 2014
This program is made possible by the Pearl Ehrlich Lecture Fund.