'Never Forget' Talk Back: Dawnland

Hofstra Cultural Center and the Office of the Dean of Students present Documentary Mondays and "Never Forget" Talk Back Series.  Join Professor Katrina Sims and Dean of Students Gabrielle St. Léger as they host the last in our series of “Talk Back”. Today’s documentary follows a full program dedicated to Indigenous Peoples Day. Dawnland documents the work of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the United States as the members travel across Maine, gathering testimony on the impact of the state's child welfare practices of removing children from Wabanaki families for placement in foster homes with white families. Join us for the virtual talk back discussion examining the theme of the night. The talk back conversation will be joined by Mario A. Murillo, Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Hofstra University. 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

“Never Forget” Talk Back: Dawnland (2018, 86 minutes)*

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m.*

Location: virtual

Advance registration required.

The Hofstra community can view the documentary by  signing in to the Hofstra University Library with your

Hofstra portal ID and password to view at 

https://ezproxy.hofstra.edu/login?url=https://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102549&customID=56203

 *Community members can register for the talk-back discussion after viewing Dawnland (2018, 86 minutes) documentary on their own.

 Registrants will be sent an event link for virtual talk back prior to the event.

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Cost:

Free

Categories:

Location:

Hofstra University Virtual Event
Virtual
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
Website: Click to Visit

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