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The Storytellers: Giving Agency to Your Ancestors

Thursday, May 6 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a conversation with three storytellers working in three different fields. Their experiences exploring and sharing their own family histories have sparked questions about identity, authority, and whose stories are these to tell. Emma Ito, the Library’s education and program specialist, will moderate this discussion with media producer, director, and writer Alicia Aroche, photojournalist Regina Boone, and journalist Kim O'Connell about balancing the personal and professional when researching family history. “Storytelling is one way to resist and disrupt current structural inequities and racism, as well as the ongoing threat of erasure of our ancestors’ legacies,” writes Aroche. For more information, contact Emma Ito at emma.ito@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3726.

Virtual Event
Price

Free

Type

Lectures & Discussions

Topic

History, Literary, Multicultural

Website

http://www.lva.virginia.gov/news/cale...

Cost

0

Group & Artist
Library of Virginia
Is this a digital event?

Yes

Digital Event URL

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5801205180643258384

Contact Information

emma.ito@lva.virginia.gov

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