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Human Rights Film Series: Daughters of the Dust

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

2017-2018 Human Rights Film Series Aesthetics & Politics Art History & Human Rights presents

Daughters of the Dust

(1991, Director Julie Dash)

TUESDAY, April 10 2018 3:30 – 5:30pm

Konover Auditorium Dodd Center University of Connecticut

Free Admission


At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off of South Carolina – former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions – struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland, even further from their roots.


Dodd Center,

Thomas J. Dodd Research Center (primary), Art and Art History, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, Human Rights Institute, Humanities Institute, Together, UConn Master Calendar

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