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Rooted in the Archives with Michelle Lanier, Syreeta Gates and Djali Alessandra Brown-Cepeda Webinar
Tuesday, April 13
2:00 – 3:15 PM (EST)
Rooted in the Archives with Michelle Lanier, Syreeta Gates and Djali Alessandra Brown-Cepeda

Founder and Curator of Nuevayorkinos, Djali Alessandra Brown-Cepeda is a second-generation Dominican-American from Inwood, Manhattan. She has been featured in publications including Dazed Digital, The New York Times, and Remezcla. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at El Museo del Barrio (New York, NY, 2019) and the MACLA (San José, CA, 2019). Most recently, she associate produced the award-winning La Madrina: The Savage Life of Lorine Padilla, and produced the Cannes-winning short film Railroad Ties for Ancestry.com. Instagram: @djalibc @nuevayorkinos & @blkthen

Syreeta Gates is the founder of The Gates Preserve (a multimedia experience company) and The Gates Preserve Archive (an archive committed to collecting, organizing, preserving, and providing access to non-current hip-hop documents stored in both a physical and digital repositories.) Gates was awarded Glamour Magazine's "Top 20 Under 25." Syreeta holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Youth Culture from Hunter College and a Master’s degree in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from New York University. #QGTM

Michelle Lanier is an AfroCarolina folklorist, oral historian, museum professional, filmmaker and educator. She has also served on the faculty of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University since 2000. Michelle has traveled to Panama and Ghana to document African Diaspora folkways. Her ethnographic work on funerary traditions of St. Helena Island, South Carolina led to her role as North Carolina's inaugural liaison to the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, which she now serves as an appointed Commissioner. Instagram @michelleisrizin, #afrocarolina and #womanistcartography

Presented by the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC)/Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA)-NYU; Co-sponsors: 370J Project; Africana Studies/Dept. of SCA; DPI

Apr 13, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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