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My Sister’s Keeper

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“My Sister’s Keeper,” features dialogue among Tosha Alston, founder and artistic director of Ayodele Drum and Dance in Chicago

Join the New College of Florida for the lecture and discussion, “My Sister’s Keeper.” The dialogue will examine Black women’s history and contemporary practice of resisting and healing from racialized gender oppression and trauma through collective work and the formation of networks of support. The conversation will feature Tosha Alston, founder and artistic director of Ayodele Drum and Dance in Chicago; Dr. Janet Taylor MD, MPH who is a Community Psychiatrist on the frontline battling the emotional and economic impact of mental illness; and Dr. Queen Zabriskie, associate professor of Sociology and Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Interim Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at New College of Florida.

Funding for this program is provided through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant in partnership with the New College of Florida.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 24 @ 6:00 pm -
February 24 @ 8:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Dr. Queen Zabriskie, Associate Professor of Sociology and Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies and Interim Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at New College of Florida; Tosha Alston, founder and artistic director of Ayodele Drum and Dance in Chicago; Dr. Janet Taylor MD, MPH, Community Psychiatrist
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Queen Meccasia Zabriskie
Phone:
(941) 487-4145
Email:
qzabriskie@ncf.edu

Event Venue:

Harry Sudakoff Center
5845 General Dougher Pl
Sarasota, FL 34243
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