After ten years of solid research, filmmaker Julie Dash utilized a family picnic and photography session to explore the Geechee/Gullah culture of the South Carolina Sea Islands and the connections of that culture to its African origins and to the making of African Americans in the United States.
Students of Deconstructing ‘Daughters of the Dust’: An Exploration of African American Origins welcomes the Colby community and general public to the Museum’s You’re Speaking My Language. You are invited to explore the galleries through a scavenger hunt in the language, Yoruba. There will also be West African inspired dishes.
Daughters of the Dust (1991. Rated PG. 113 minutes).
Film screening and discussion
2-4pm, Lovejoy 100
6-8pm, Given Auditorium
You’re Speaking My Language with African inspired dishes
5-6pm, Williams D. Adams Gallery
For more information visit: Daughters of the Dust