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Four Talks: The Slave Ship in My Belly

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and Sacred Islands Sanctuary have collaborated to present an event called “The Four Talks Series: Intergenerational Trauma, Healing, and the Cultural Imaginary“. The second part of the series, titled “The Slave Ship In My Belly“, will be hosted by Patricia Powell and will take place on Thursday, March 7 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Fiona’s Theatre in the NAGB.

Patricia Powell, a writer and healing practitioner, will continue the conversation about intergenerational trauma and healing in the second part of the series. She will discuss the effects of slavery on the bodies, collective psyches, and cultural imaginaries of the descendants of enslaved Africans. Powell is a Professor of English at Mills College in California and the author of four novels. She is also the recipient of several awards, including a PEN New England Discovery Award and The Lila-Wallace Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award.

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March 7
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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National Art Gallery of The Bahamas