THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE AND ITS LEGACY
"DE GULLAH GEECHEE JOURNEY"
BY QUEEN QUET
Gullah/Geechee Nation luminary Queen Quet will present an experience infused with power and reverence for the ancestors. Crediting the culture building of enslaved people in the Lowcountry, Queen Quet will deliver a thought-provoking , edu-taining Gullah/Geechee histo-musical presentation.
SHIPS OF THE SEA MUSEUM
THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021, 6:30 PM
TASTING TRADITIONS! AFRICAN AMERICAN FOOD
An informal lecture on African American food traditions, past and present, by Vaughnette Goode-Walker. Ms. Goode-Walker will relate the food traditions theme to Mosianna Milledge, a free servant and cook for the Low family who subsequently influenced "Southern" style cooking abroad. Sallie Ann Robinson, chief and culinary historian will prepare dishes influenced by African American traditions. Participants will be able to sample a few of these recipes.
RSVP: (912) 233-1828 or through EMAIL.
ANDREW LOW HOUSE MUSEUM
SATURDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 2021
1:30 PM AND 3:30 PM
KEYNOTE LECTURE: SLAVERY AT SEA
Scholar Sowande' M. Mastakeem, Associate Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Washington University, will speak on her groundbreaking study: Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage. Copies of the book will be available at the lecture. A reception and opportunity to meet Dr. Mustakeem following the program.
RSVP the Davenport House Museum at:
(912) 236-8097 or EMAIL.
Special thank you to host institution - Second African Baptist Church.
THE HISTORIC SECOND AFRICAN BAPTIST CHURCH
FRIDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 2021, 6:30 PM
Construct a mbira, a west African thumb piano, with Ships of the Sea Director Emeritus Tony Pizzo! Explore a variety of resource and enrichment materials including instruments, books and recordings, and some examples of simple acoustic and electric amplification methods for the mbira. Limited to 20 participants. Open to ages 8 and up (children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult). Limited to two participants per family.
RSVP: (912) 232-1511 or through EMAIL.
SHIPS OF THE SEA MUSEUM
SUNDAY, 14 NOV 2021, 1-3 PM
This series is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through appropriations made by the Georgia General Assembly and the City of Savannah Arts and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Program