Diaspora Dialogues: A Weeksville Mini Conference

Off Campus Event
April 1, 2016 11:00 AM
Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn NY
Off Campus Event
April 1, 2016 11:00 AM
Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn NY
Conversations with Scholars about Black Identity, Space, Culture, & Politics
Presenters:
Joshua Guild, Jill Jarvis, and Nijah Cunningham

Weeksville Heritage Center
Friday, April 1, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Brooklyn, NY

In conjunction with Laylah Amatullah Barrayn’s portrait exhibit: Home & Belonging: A Gathering of Narratives from Crown Height’s African Diasporic Community

APRIL 1st | 11:00 AM -5:00 PM
Weeksville Heritage Center | 158 Buffalo Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11213

Schedule of Events:
11AM-12PM | Lunch & Registration

12-12:30 PM | Opening Remarks

12:30-1:30PM | “Just Call It Home: Identity and Belonging in the African Diaspora.” Speakers: Deirdre Coopers Owens (Queens College) & Sonya Donaldson (New Jersey City University)

1:30-2:30PM | “Cities and the Dead: Paris, Algiers, Brooklyn.” Speakers: Nijah Cunningham (Hunter College) and Jill Jarvis (Princeton University)

2:30-2:45PM | Break & Refreshments

2:45-3:45PM | Short Films presented by Caribbean Film Academy (CAFA)

3:45-4:45PM | Lost Brooklyn: A Conversation on Black Music, Performance, & Space. Speakers: Kwami Coleman (New York University) and Joshua Guild (Princeton University)

Register for the event.

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