Special Virtual Event
This screening includes A Conversation on Memórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Legacies)
- Date and time:
- Fri, Nov 20, From 7–8:16 pm
- 1 hr 16 min
- Free, no ticket required
Director Gabriela Barreto, Executive Producer Cassio Nobre, and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia Xavier Vatin are scheduled to be present for a virtual conversation and interactive Q&A with the IU Institute for Advanced Study. This event is the Institute's Fall 2020 Branigin Lecture.
To participate in this virtual event:
- Be sure you have downloaded Zoom software to the device you want to use to watch this event.
- Register for the November 20 Zoom webinar to receive a link through which you will join the event at the date and time noted.
- We encourage you to watch the film Memórias Afro-Atlânticas before joining us for this event. Only those registered for the November 20 event via Zoom will have access to the film.
For more information on accessing IU Cinema virtual events, please visit our Virtual Cinema Frequently Asked Questions.
In Brazil, November 20 is celebrated annually as Dia da Consciência Negra, Black Consciousness Day. The day celebrates Afro-Brazilians and their contributions to Brazilian society while reflecting on the injustices of slavery. Learn more about Brazil's Black Consciousness Day.
Participating in this panel are:
- Gabriela Barreto, Director, Memórias Afro-Atlânticas
- Suzanne Godby Ingalsbe, Associate Director, Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University
- Maria Hamilton Abegunde, Founding Director of the Graduate Mentoring Center, Indiana University
- Cassio Nobre, Director, Couraça Criações Culturais; musician; musicologist; music producer; Executive Producer, Memórias Afro-Atlânticas
- Solimar Otero, Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University; Editor, Journal of Folklore Research
- Xavier Vatin, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brazil
This program is sponsored by IU Cinema, IU Institute for Advanced Study, Archives of Traditional Music, Black Film Center/Archive, Center for Documentary Research and Practice, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, Center for the Study of Global Change, IU Arts & Humanities Council, IU Libraries, and the departments of African Studies, Anthropology, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, and Religious Studies.