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The Healing Drum
February 4, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The New College of Florida will kick off a series of talks on race, health, and wellness with the “The Healing Drum.” This program features a dialogue among Dr. Kyaien Connor, an associate professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the University of South Florida, Tampa; Cheikh N’Dong, Master Drummer and Music Director for Kuumba Dancers and Drummers; and Dr. Hugo Viera-Vargas, an assistant professor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Music at New College of Florida. They will discuss and explore the healing capacities of the West African and Afro-Caribbean drumming practices grounded in their research and practice with the audience. They will also facilitate a drum circle with the audience. Registration is suggested.
This event is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant in partnership with the New College of Florida.
February 4, 2022 @ 6:00 pm -
February 4, 2022 @ 7:30 pm