The following screenings and other events took place in calendar year 2012. For recent and upcoming events, please see our main screenings and events page.

January 8-29, 2012, Saint Matthews Episcopal Church, Wilton, Conn. Screening and discussion of the film over three Sundays, jointly hosted with Wilton Presbyterian Church.

January 13, 2012, 2:50pm, San José State University, San José, Calif. Screening sponsored by the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley, and the African American Faculty and Staff Association of San José State University.

January 15, 2012, 12:40-3:00pm, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, Calif.

January 15, 2012, 6:00pm, Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro, Penns. Film screening.

January 16, 2012, Bement School, Deerfield, Mass.  Class visits, film screening and Q&A with Katrina Browne.

January 16, 2012, 9:00am, 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast, Watertown, Mass. Keynote address by James DeWolf Perry.

January 24, 2012, 5:00pm, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Tex.

January 24, 2012, 7:00pm, Shore Country Day School (Dinning Hall), Beverly, Mass.  M.L.K, Jr. Multicultural Alliance Meeting.  Screening and discussion.

January 27, 2012, 4:45pm, The Diocese of West Texas Reconciliation Commission, McAllen, Texas.  Special screening. The Diocese of West Texas Reconciliation Commission will be offering a series of screenings of Traces of the Trade across the diocese between March 8th and 29th.

February 1, 2012, 1:00pm-3:30pm, OASIS, Tucson, Ariz. Screening and discussion with Jim and Shirley Dunn Perry.

February 1, 2012, 5:00pm, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pa. Screening and discussion with Dain and Constance Perry.

February 1, 2012, 7:00pm, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. Screening and discussion for Black History Month.

February 4, 2012, 4:00pm, “An Afternoon of Film & Interactive Theatre on the Legacy of Slavery,” Oakland, Calif. A screening of “Traces of the Trade” with Holly Fulton, including shared stories and improvised theater. To read an Oakland Tribune column about this event, click here.

February 7, 2012, 7:00pm, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.  Screening followed by Q&A with Katrina Browne.

February 9, 2012, 7:00pm, Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.

February 12, 2012, 1:00-4:45pm, Seattle Public Library, Seattle, Wash. Screening and community conversation, sponsored by New Legacy Puget Sound and Coming to the Table.

February 18, 2012, 10:00am, Worcester Historical Museum, Worcester, Mass.  Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry. Sponsored by The Tracing Center and Worcester Historical Museum in partnership with the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Free with museum admission. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

February 22, 2012, , Jonesboro, Georgia.  Screening and program with James DeWolf Perry.

February 22, 2012, 6:00pm, Jackson Library (Carnegie Branch), Jackson, Michigan. Screening and discussion. Sponsored by the City of Jackson Human Relations Commission.

February 22, 2012, 7:00pm, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois.

February 23, 2012, 7:00pm, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library – Central Library, Charlottesville, Va. Film screening.

February 24, 2012, 4:00pm, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, N.Y.

February 26, 2012, 6:30pm, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Mo.

February 27, 2012, 12:30pm, Montgomery County College, Blue Bell, Penn.  Richard K. Bennett Lectureship for Peace and Social Justice by Katrina Browne.

February 9 and 29, 2012, 12:30pm, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Mass. Screening for university employees as part of a series on racial and gender equity.

February 28, 2012, 2:00pm, Kingsborough Community College (CUNY), Brooklyn, N.Y.

February 29, 2012, 5:30pm, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. Film screening and discussion with Katrina Browne and James DeWolf Perry. Sponsored by the Office of Black Student Advising.

March 4, 2012, 6:30pm, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Mo. Discussion based on screening the week before.

March 12, 2012, 3:00pm, Haverhill Public School System, Haverhill, Mass. Professional development workshop for educators, led by Kristin Gallas.

March 12, 2012, Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Tex.

March 17, 2012, 2:00pm, Laredo Public Library, Laredo, Tex. Screening and facilitated conversation on race, reconciliation and healing.

March 18, 2012, 5:30pm, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church & School, Uvalde, Tex.

March 19, 2012, 1:30pm, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Tex. Screenings for Women’s History Month 2012.

March 24, 2012, 10:00pm, Drury High School, North Adams, Mass.  Film screening, facilitated discussion and  light lunch. Sponsored by Multicultural Bridge as part of their series: “Towards Racial Justice in the Berkshires.”

March 26, 2012, Maine State Museum, Augusta, Maine. Training for museum staff on interpreting the history of slavery and race.

March 28, 2012, 6:00 pm,  George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin, Tex.

March 29, 2012, 12:00 noon, Bermuda National Library, Hamilton, Bermuda.

April 2, 2012, Maine State Museum, Augusta, Maine. Training for museum staff on interpreting the history of slavery and race.

April 4, 2012, “Civil War 150th: Teaching the North’s Role in Slavery, Emancipation, and Abolition,” Sturbridge, Mass. Workshop for history educators, as part of the 43rd Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies.

April 12, 2012, 4:30pm, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Mass.

April 14, 2012, 3:00pm, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Hightstown, New Jersey. Screeening, potluck dinner and discussion.

April 15,2012,  3:00pm, Atlanta Central Library, Atlanta, Ga.

April 17, 2012, 6:00pm, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Screening and panel discussion with Katrina Browne, James DeWolf Perry, Prof. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, and Katherine Stevens, co-author of Harvard and Slavery: Seeking a Forgotten History. Sponsored by Harvard’s Department of African and African American Studies, Department of History, History of American Civilization Program, Program on the Study of Capitalism, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, and Warren Center for Studies in American History.

April 17, 2012, 6:30pm-9:00pm, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, Calif. Screening and discussion co-facilitated by Holly Fulton.

April 19, 2012, 10:00am, YWCA of Asheville, Asheville, N.C. Part of the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism.

April 25, 2012, 5:30pm, Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, Buffalo, New York. Screening and discussion (via video conference) with James DeWolf Perry. Organized by Capucine Philson.

April 28, 2012, 9:00am, Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail Annual Spring Symposium, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  “Traces of the Trade in New Hampshire”, special screening and panel with James DeWolf Perry. Pre-registration of $15 includes lunch: contact pbhtrail@aol.com or 603-380-1231.

May 15, 2012, 7:00pm, Medford Public Library, Medford, Mass. Screening.

May 22, 2012, 12:00-1:30pm, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, California. Professional workshop for students in public policy and social welfare, led by Katrina Browne and Juanita Brown.

May 22, 2012, 5:30-8:00pm, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, California. Professional workshop for students in public policy and social welfare, led by Katrina Browne and Juanita Brown.

May 22, 2012, 7:00-9:30pm, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Mass. Sponsored by the Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard, the Boston African American National Historic Site, and Boston National Historical Park. Conversation facilitated by Constance and Dain Perry.

May 31, 2012, 6:30pm, The Apartments at Coolidge School, Watertown, Mass. Screening and discussion led by James DeWolf Perry. Sponsored by World in Watertown.

June 10, 2012, 2:00-4:00pm, DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, Ill. Part of SankofaSpirit’s series, “Movies with a Mission.”

July 5, 2012, 11:30am, Episcopal General Convention, Indianapolis, Ind. This is a screening for attendees at General Convention, followed by a presentation by Constance and Dain Perry.

July 6, 2012, 2:00pm, Episcopal General Convention, Indianapolis, Ind. This is a screening for attendees at General Convention, followed by a presentation by Constance and Dain Perry.

July 7, 2012, 2:00pm, Booker T. Washington National Monument, Virginia. A screening for visitors offered by the National Park Service.

July 3-10, 2012, Episcopal General Convention, Indianapolis, Ind. Look for our booth (#731) in the exhibition hall.

July 9, 2o12, 5:30pm, Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase, F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, George Town, Cayman Islands.

July 9, 2012, 7:00pm,  Episcopal General Convention, Indianapolis, Ind. This is a screening for attendees at General Convention, followed by a presentation by Constance and Dain Perry.

July 26, 2012, 10:00am, Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, Conn. Screening and discussion for members of the Connecticut State Senate and House of Representatives and their staff, led by James DeWolf Perry.

August 14, 2012, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Houston Community College, Houston, Tex. One of two screenings sponsored by the Center for the Healing of Racism.

August 23, 2012, 1pm, Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League, Tulsa, Oklahoma. In honor of the UN International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, film screening and facilitated dialogue at Circle Cinema. Free admission. There are only 40 seats!  Please Rsvp to kelli@mtul.org

August 24, 2012, 6pm, Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League, Tulsa, Oklahoma. In honor of the UN International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, film screening and facilitated dialogue at Circle Cinema. Free admission. There are only 40 seats!  Please Rsvp to kelli@mtul.org

September 8, 2012, 10:00am-3:00pm, Duke University, Durham, N.C. One of two films on civil rights being screened and discussed at the Episcopal Center at Duke University with Bishop Chip Marble.

September 12, 2012, 6:00pm, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa  Screening and Q&A with Katrina Browne sponsored by members of the Afro-American Heritage Center, located in Rock Island, Illinois.

September 13, 2012, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Allentown Public Library, Allentown, Pa.

September 18, 2012, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Coventry Town Hall Council Chambers, Coventry, R.I. With James DeWolf Perry. Sponsored by the Western Rhode Island Historical Society.

September 26, 12:00 noon, 2012,  Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia. Katrina Browne presentation for students.

September 30, 2012, 1:30pm,  Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, Mich.

October 3, 2012, 8:30am-5:00pm,  Workshop on Best Practices for Slavery Interpretation, Salt Lake City, Utah. Part of the American Association for State and Local History’s Annual Meeting.

October 11, 2012, 6:00pm-8:30pm,  Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich. Part of the university’s Real Talk Diversity Series, through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Facilitated by the Kalamazoo Area YWCA.

October 15, 2012, 6:00pm, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich.

October 18, 2012, 6:00pm, First Congregational Church, Battle Creek, Mich. Screening and discussion.

October 23, 2012, 7:00pm, National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas. Part of the 4th Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase.

October 24, 2012, 7:00pm, American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, Richmond, Virginia.  Panel discussion with Katrina Browne and Joe Montville.

October 25, 2012, 6:00-9:00pm, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales. Screening for U.K.’s Black History Month, co-sponsored by Cardiff University, the University of Glamorgan, and the Cardiff Council.

October 2012: Screenings in Belize and Curaçao as part of the 4th Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase.

November 1, 2012, 6:30pm-9:00pm, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, Calif. Screening and discussion co-facilitated by Holly Fulton.

November 3, 2012, 11:00am-1:30pm, CARE Multicultural Healing, Santa Monica, Calif.

November 7-9, 2012, “Navigating the Sensitivities of Interpreting Black History,” Burlington, Vt. A panel session for the New England Museum Association’s annual conference.

November 7, 2012, 12:00 noon, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich.

November 10, 2012, New England Black History Conference, Portsmouth, N.H. Kristin Gallas presenting on “Differentiating the Undifferentiated: Interpreting Slavery at Historic Houses and Museums.”

November 12, 2012, 7:00pm, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich.

November 15, 2012, Workshop on Best Practices for Slavery Interpretation, Hampton, Va. Part of the National Association for Interpretation’s 2012 National Workshop.

November 16, 2012, 7:00pm, Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Burke, Va.  Screening and Q&A with Katrina Browne.

November 2012: Screenings in Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, and Saint Kitts and Nevis as part of the 4th Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase.

Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2012, 22nd International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Philadelphia, Penn.  Film screening will take place on Thursday, November 29th at 10:30am as part of the multicultural film festival.

December: Screening in Martinique as part of the 4th Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase.

December 2, 2012, 5:30pm, Cathedral Village, Philadelphia, Penn.  Screening and discussion with Katrina Browne.


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