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CCCADI's Professional Development for Educators: Black Gotham's Caribbean Roots

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

 

A Professional Development Evening for Educators: Black Gotham's Caribbean Roots

The Education Department of CCCADI is excited to offer educators an evening event centered on Caribbean art, history, and musical heritage of Black New York. The evening will include a wine reception, curator tour, and lecture-presentations. Educators will receive free CCCADI information and lesson plan materials connected to CCCADI’s Teaching Living Cultures (TLC) K-12 Arts Education programs.

 

Program Schedule:

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm |  Check-in & Wine Reception

5:00-5:30 pm | Special Guided Tour of LIMINAL SPACE with Curator, Grace Aneiza Ali

This exhibition of works by artists of Guyanese heritage provides an opportunity to explore such issues as migration, culture, displacement, and immigration.

5:45-7:15 pm | BLACK GOTHAM’S CARIBBEAN ROOTS with Cynthia Copeland, NYU Steinhardt

Presentation & conversation focused on historical 19th to 20th-century Black communities such as Seneca Village, Weeksville, and to include information on those African Diaspora communities who later settled here in East and West Harlem.

7:20-7:50 pm | African Origins of Hip Hop- Presentation by CCCADI teaching artist, Baba Atiba Kwabena

Engaging musical presentation showcasing the convergence of New York City youth from African American, Puerto Rican and Jamaican communities.

8:00 pm | Dismissal


 

When: October 26, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

General Admission: $30.00 | Limited Seating | 50 Seats

Black Gotham

 

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