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Short Course- 1619: A Celebration of Four Hundred Years of African Culture, History, and Life in America
October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Title) 1619: A Celebration of Four Hundred Years of African Culture, History, and Life in America
In August 1619, a ship landed British Virginia with about 20 Africans. Traded for food these 20 people are the first Africans brought to the American colonies. Drawing on the rich and diverse African experience and life, we seek to celebrate African Culture, History, and Life in regards to the African Diaspora.
2.1 (Oct 29): African Diaspora—An Introduction
2.2 (Nov 5): African Diaspora—Music in America
2.3 (Nov 12): African Diaspora—Religion in America
2.4 (Nov 19): African Diaspora—Rights and Law in America
2.5 (Nov 26): African Diaspora—Voices in America, panel