The following screenings and other events took place in calendar year 2011. For recent and upcoming events, please see our main screenings and events page.

January 11, 2011, 7:30pm, Newton History Museum, Newton, Mass.  Small group discussions led by James DeWolf Perry.

January 13, 2011, Prosser Theatre, College Center at Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO. Screening and discussion with Harold Fields.

January 16, 2011 1:30pm-4pm, CommUNITY Committee, Lexington, Mass.  Eighteenth Annual CommUNITY Commemoration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. James DeWolf Perry will speak following a screening of the film.

January 16, 2011 1:15pm, Temple Emunah, Brockton, Mass.  Martin Luther King Jr. Day luncheon and screening.  Dain and Constance Perry will screen the film and facilitate a conversation on race, reconciliation and healing.

January 17, 2011 6:00pm, The West Michigan AmeriCorps Collaborative presents a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event, Grand Rapids, Mich.  Reception and Volunteer Fair followed by free screening of Traces of the Trade and facilitated discussion with Producer/Director Katrina Browne and Co-Producer Juanita Brown.  Click HERE to register.  Sponsored by:  The West Michigan Americorps Collaborative, Celebration Cinema, Hope College, Good Samaritan Ministries, Reform Church of America, Radio in Black and White, Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, Bethany Christian Services, Goodwill, American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids, Hope Church, Department of Human Services, West Michigan Strategic Alliance, Cherry Street Health Center, Vista Americorps, West Michigan Community Service Commission, Feeding America, Calvin College, United Way of Greater Otawa County, and RMJ Communications.

January 17, 2011, 1:00pm, Earth House Artist Collective, Indianapolis, IN.

January 25, 2011, 9:30am, Living History, Providence, RI. Student workshop with Katrina Browne and Kristin Gallas.

January 26, 2011, 7:00pm, Community House Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA. Screening and community conversation.

January 30, 2011, 4:00pm, Neighborhood Interfaith Movement (NIM), Philadelphia, PA.  NIM will meet at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown for a “Follow-up to Traces of the Trade”.  The group will discuss how the spirit of of the movie can be kept alive through community conversations.  This meeting is open to everyone. For information call 215- 843-5600.

February 4, 2011, 6:00pm, Jamestown Library, Jamestown, RI. Screening and discussion with filmmaker Elizabeth Delude-Dix.

February 5, 2011, 9:00am, Oakland Center for Spiritual Living, Oakland, CA. Screening and workshop with Holly Fulton and Bill Peebles. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To RSVP email Karen Jandorf at graceandgrit@comcast.net.

February 12, 2011, 6:00pm, Pescadero Community Church, Pescadero, Calif. Screening and discussion with Holly Fulton and Bill Peebles.

February 13, 2011, 7:00pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Conn. Screening and discussion.

February 13, 2011, 7:00pm,  St. John’s Episcopal Church, Bridgeport, Conn.  To celebrate Black History Month, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Bridgeport, and St. Paul’s in Fairfield, are co-hosting a showing of “Traces of the Trade.”

February 13, 2011, 8:00am and 10:00am, St. James Episcopal Church, Cambridge, Mass. Katrina Browne will give remarks during both services.  Screening of “Repairing the Breach: The Episcopal Church and Slavery Atonement” and discussion will follow.

February 15, 2011, 4:00pm, Lesley University, Cambridge, Mass. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

February 15, 2011, 11:00am, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Penn.  Open class at the Library Media Room. Screening and discussion.

February 17, 2011, 7:00pm, African Film Festival at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, N.Y.  Screening and discussion with Katrina Browne and Elizabeth Sturges Llerena.

February 17, 2011, 4:30pm, Africa at Work Film Series at Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island. Screening and discussion.

February 20, 2011, 2:00pm, First Church of Christ, Pittsfield, Mass.  Film screening, discussion and dinner in honor of DuBois’ Birthday and Black History Month.  Presented by Multicultural BRIDGE and The Executive Committee of the Berkshire Association of the United Church of Christ.  BRIDGE’s Gwendolyn VanSant will facilitate conversation along with Rev. Carol Allman-Morton of UUMSB and James DeWolf Perry.  Visit BRIDGE’s page for detailed information.

February 20, 2011, 2:00pm, Rochester Public Library Auditorium, Rochester, Minn.  Film followed by discussion. Sponsored by Rochester Public Library and the Diversity Council.

February 20, 2011, 6:00pm, ETV South Carolina film rebroadcast to celebrate African American History month.

February 23 and 24, 2011, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.  Screening, dialogue and class visits conducted by Katrina Browne.

February 24, 2011, 10:00pm, WGBH-TV (Channel 44) film rebroadcast.

February 25, 2011, 7:00pm, Grace Chapel, Lexington, Mass.  Co-sponsored by the Town of Lexington and Grace Chapel.

February 27, 2011, 10:00am, Abington Friends Meeting, Philadelphia, Penn.  Dialogue around the film facilitated by James DeWolf Perry.

February 27, 2011, 10:00am, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Penn.  Katrina Browne will give remarks during the service and attend screening of the film and dialogue.

February 27, 2011, 5:00pm, Calvary Church, Fletcher, North Carolina.

March 2, 2011, 6:30pm, Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, Mass. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

March 8, 2011, 9:30am, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, Mass.  Slavery in America: Traces of the Trade. Screening and discussion with Katrina Browne.

March 12, 2011, 7:00pm, Episcopal Church of Our Savior, Richmond, Kentucky. Screening and facilitated discussion with Members of the Justice and Peace Commission from the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington.

March 17, 2011, 7:00pm, Panel on the History of Slavery in Lexington and New England, Lexington, Mass.  James DeWolf Perry will speak along with a representative of the Lexington Historical Society.

March 21, 2011, 6:30pm, 4th Annual Commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the United Nations, New York, N.Y.  Screening and Question and Answer session with Katrina Browne, James DeWolf Perry, Elizabeth Sturges Llerena and Tom DeWolf.  RSVP requested. Please write to: fennouh-chaloub@un.org or mvarea@tracesofthetrade.org

March 24, 2011, 6:00pm, Tulane University LBC (Lavin-Bernick Center), New Orleans, La.  Screening and discussion led by Holly Fulton.  Co sponsored by Newcomb College Institute, the Payson Center for International Development, the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the History Department, and African and African Diaspora Program.

March 31, 2011, 1:30pm, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI.  Machtley Interfaith Center: Movie Series. A discussion following the film will be led by Intercultural Center Director Shontay Delalue King and Associate Professor of Latin American History Paul Lokken.

April 2, 2011, 2:00pm, National Council for History Education Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. “Civil War 150th: Teaching the North’s Role in Slavery” presented by Kristin Gallas and James Perry.  Pre-registration only.

April 2, 2011, 9:00am, Oakland Center for Spiritual Living, Oakland, Calif.  Screening and workshop led by Holly Fulton, and Bill Peebles. Pre-registration is strongly requested.  To RSVP: email Karen Jandorf at graceandgrit@comcast.net. Please bring lunch.

April 5, 2011, 12:00pm, Oakland Community College, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Screening and discussion with Inheriting the Trade author Thomas DeWolf.

April 5, 2011, 6:00pm, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Mich. Screening and discussion with Inheriting the Trade author Thomas DeWolf.

April 5, 2011, 7:00pm, Church of Our Reedemer, Lexington, Mass. Presented by CommUNITY.  Film Screening followed by small group discussion with James DeWolf Perry on April 12.

April 6, 2011, 4:00pm, University of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I.  Paff Auditorium. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

April 13-15, 2011 ,White Privilege Conference, Minneapolis, Minn. Workshop presented by James DeWolf Perry and Holly Fulton.

April 28, 2011 7:00pm, Take a Stand Against Racism at the YMI Cultural Center, Asheville, North Carolina. Film Screening. Sponsored by The Ethical Society of Asheville and Mountain Area Interfaith Forum.

April 29, 2011, 7:00pm, 2011 Lowell Film Festival, Lowell, Mass.   The American Civil War: Cinematic Depictions, Societal Legacies. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

April 29, 2011, 11:00am, Greater Birmingham Ministries, Birmingham, Alabama.  Screening organized as part of the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism 2011.  After the screening there will be a lunch and discussion starting at 12:30pm. RSVP requested.

May 9, 2011, 6:00pm, Cinemalliance, Nairobi, Kenya.  Screening and discussion to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance of the Abolition of Slavery in France.  Sponsored by Alliance Française and the Pamoja Film Initiative.

May 19, 2011, 7:00pm, Public Forum on Race with Rep. Jay Kaufman, Lexington, Mass.  Special two-hour public policy forum on the issue of race with state representative Jay Kaufman and James DeWolf Perry.

May 21, 2011, 7:30pm, film rebroadcast on WXXI World (cable 524/DT21.2), Rochester, New York.

June 10, 2011, 7:00pm, Windrider Film Forum, at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO.  Sponsored by Fuller Theological Seminary in Colorado.  Screening and discussion with Harold Fields.

June 16, 2011, 1:45pm, National Underground Railroad Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Session 3: “Difficult Dialogues: Not all Northerners were Abolitionists, Not all Southerners were Slaveholders” presented by James DeWolf Perry and Kristin Gallas. Registered participants only.

June 16, 2011, 7:00pm, Public Conversations Project for Movie Nights, Watertown, Mass.  Screening and discussion co sponsored by The Public Conversations Project and Family Therapy Training Boston, in the spirit and tradition of the Family Institute of Cambridge. RSVP to abaron@publicconversations.org.

June 18-26, 2011, Zanzibar International Film Festival, Women’s Panorama (ZIFF), Zanzibar, Tanzania.

June 21, 2011, 9:40am, Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Zanzibar, Tanzania. Film screening at The House of Wonders (Beit Al Ajaib)

June 22, 2011, 3:30pm, Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Zanzibar, Tanzania. Film Screening at Africa House.

June 29, 2011, 7:15pm, First Parish Church, Watertown, Mass.  Sponsored by World in Watertown. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

July 14, 2011,6:00pm, Towards Racial Justice in the Berkshires, Pittsfield, Mass. A community dialogue on race including a screening of the film. Sponsored by BRIDGE Multicultural Task Force & Manos Unidas.

July 17, 2011, 6:30pm, NEH Summer Workshop for Teachers: “Sailing to Freedom: New Bedford and the Underground Railroad” at Fairfield Inn, New Bedford, Mass.  Screening of the film for enrolled workshop participants only.

July 20, 2011, 7:00pm, The Presence of Africa in the Caribbean, the Antilles and the United States, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Screening and Q&A by James DeWolf Perry.  Academic conference organized by Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), and Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD), in association with UNESCO.

July 24, 2011, 6:30pm, NEH Summer Workshop for Teachers: “Sailing to Freedom: New Bedford and the Underground Railroad” at Fairfield Inn, New Bedford, Mass.  Screening of the film for enrolled workshop participants only.

July 26, 2011, 10:45am, NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers, Providence, RI.  Race and Slavery in New England Memory:  Screening of the film and presentation by Katrina Browne. Application required.

July 28, 2011, 6:30pm, Quality Community Council, Inc, Charlottesville, VA.  “A Taste of Ghana” event:  Includes authentic African cuisine, news from the most recent delegation to Charlottesville’s sister city in Winneba and a screening of the film.

July 28, 2011, 1:15pm, Race and Membership in American History: From Segregation to Civil Rights Seminar, Brookline, Mass. Presentation by Katrina Browne. Enrolled participants only. Organized by Facing History and Ourselves.

Aug 14, 2011, 1pm, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Knoxville, TN. Screening with film introduction by Juanita Brown.

August 15-16, 2011, Workshop for Middle and High School Educators, Medford, Mass.  “The Crisis of Race from the History and Legacy of Slavery in New England”.  This workshop is offered in collaboration with Royall House and Slave Quarters and the Deerfield Teachers’ Center.  Please click here for more info and to register.

August 18-192011, Workshop for Middle and High School Educators, Deerfield, Mass.  “The Crisis of Race from the History and Legacy of Slavery in New England”.  This workshop is offered in collaboration with Royall House and Slave Quarters and the Deerfield Teachers’ Center.  Please click here for more info and to register.

September 17, 2011, St. James’ Episcopal Church and Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church, Austin, Texas.  Screening and workshop.

September 19, 2011,, 12:00pm and 4:00pm, Emerson College, Boston, Mass. Screenings and discussion with James DeWolf Perry. Open to Emerson College students.

September 28, 2011, 7:30pm, Tufts University, Medford, Mass. Sponsored by the Tufts University History Society and the Africana Center.

October 3, 2011, 7:00pm. Maysles Cinema, New York, N.Y.

October 4, 2011,, 5:00pm,  The University of Pennsylvania. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, in conjunction with the African-American Resource Center and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Philadelphia, Pa.  Film screening and discussion with Dain and Constance Perry.

October 9, 2011, First United Church of Christ, Northfield, MN. Screening.

October 15, 2011,, 2:00pm, Islington Black History Month, London, United Kingdom.  Film screening.

October 21, 2011,, 7:00pm. First Church in Cambridge (UCC), Cambridge, Mass. Film screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

October 26, 2011,, 7:00pm. Elaine Comegys Black Film Festival, Yellow Springs, Ohio. Screening and facilitated discussion, aimed especially at youth.

October 29, 2011, 4:00pm. Elaine Comegys Black Film Festival, Yellow Springs, Ohio.  Screening and facilitated discussion, aimed especially at youth.

October 27, 2011, 6:30pm. Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H. Film screening and panel discussion, sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

October 30, 2011, 1:30-4:30pm. Oakland Main Public Library, Oakland, Calif. Screening and discussion with Juanita Brown for Maafa San Francisco Bay Area.

November 3, 2011, 6:30pm. Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland, Calif. Screening and discussion with Holly Fulton.

November 4, 2011, 11:00am. “Traces of the Trade: Teaching Slavery, Race, and Privilege in the Classroom,” Chicago, Ill. Conference session on the use of Traces of the Trade in educational settings.

November 6, 2011, 6:30pm. St. Paul’s Lansing, Lansing, MichiganHosted by the Whitaker Institute.

November 7, 2011. The Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, Mass. School assembly and programs with individual history classes.

November 72011, 7:00pm, Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  Hosted by the Whitaker Institute.

November 8. Brookline High School. Teacher workshop on slavery and race with Kristin Gallas.

November 8, 2011, 7:00pm. Jamaica Plain discussion group, Boston, Mass. Screening and facilitated discussion on race, class and gender with James DeWolf Perry.

November 8, 2011, 7:00pm, St. John’s Royal Oak, Royal Oak, Michigan.  Hosted by the Whitaker Institute.

November 9, 2011, 7:00pm, St. John’s Plymouth, Plymouth, Michigan.  Hosted by the Whitaker Institute.

November 10, 2011, 6:45pm. Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, Mass. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry. Hosted by World in Watertown.

November 10, 2011, 7:00pm. Phoenix High School, Kalamazoo, Mich. Screening and discussion with Dain and Constance Perry.

November 14, 2011, 6:00pm. Roger Williams University, Bristol, R.I. Screening and discussion with Katrina Browne.

November 15, 2011, 6:30pm. Prosser Public Library, Bloomfield, Conn. Screening and facilitated discussion, as part of a series on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

November 17, 2011, 7:30pm, “Freedom and States’ Rights: Conflicting Visions of the U.S. Civil War in North and South,” Newton, Mass. Talk given by executive director James DeWolf Perry on the role of slavery and race in the war.

November 18, 2011, 2:15pm. “Navigating the Sensitivities of Who Should Be Interpreting Black History,” Hartford, Conn. Conference session chaired by Kristin Gallas. By registration only.

November 19, 2011, 1:00pm-4:00pm, “The Healing Process in Our Journeys Around White Awareness,” Oakland, Calif. Facilitated discussion with Holly Fulton.

November 26, 2011, 3:00pm, Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, Mass.  In honor of the ongoing exhibit, “We Are Marching Along: Martha’s Vineyard and the Civil War,” screening and Q&A session with former University of Pennsylvania president and professor of history, Sheldon Hackney.  $8 for Members, $12 for Non-members.

December 5, 2011, Capital City Public Charter School, Washington, D.C. Workshop for the 11th graders, led by Katrina Browne.


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