The following screenings and other events took place in calendar year 2013. For recent and upcoming events, please see our main screenings and events page.

January 12, 2013, National Faith Community Education Event Honoring Dr. King, sponsored by the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, co-sponsored by the Tracing Center and others. Includes a screening of Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In, facilitated discussion and study materials on criminal justice reform. Open without cost to all faith communities in the U.S.

January 15, 2013, 7:00pm, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.

January 18, 2013, National Youth Education Event Honoring Dr. King, sponsored by the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, co-sponsored by the Tracing Center and others. Featuring screenings of Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In, facilitated discussion and study materials on criminal justice reform. Open without cost to all high schools in the U.S.

January 19, 2013, 2:00pm, Eldredge Public Library, Chatham, Mass. Sponsored by Fellowship of Reconciliation. The Unfinished Business of Slavery, Civil War, and Civil Rights

January 30, 2013, 11:15am-3:15pm, Haverhill Public Schools, Haverhill, Mass. Professional development workshop for teachers in the district.

February 5, 2013, 5:30pm-8:00pm, Congressional Conversation on Race, One Constitution Avenue, N.E., Washington, D.C. Screening and facilitated dialogue for members of Congress, their staff, and invited guests with Katrina Browne, James DeWolf Perry, and Doug Tanner on “The Unfinished Business of Slavery, Civil War, and Civil Rights.” Honorary co-hosts U.S. Representatives Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.). Sponsored by the Faith & Politics Institute and Search for Common Ground in partnership with the Tracing Center.

February 6, 2013, 7pm, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill. Screening and dialogue with Katrina Browne.

February 6, 2013, 5:30pm, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University, Providence, R.I. Screening and discussion with Prof. Rachel Engmann. Part of the film series “Ships of Bondage and rebellion.”

February 7, 5:00pm, Regis University, Denver, Colo. Screening and discussion with Harold Fields.

February 11, 2013, 7:00pm, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. Tom DeWolf will lead a discussion of the film.

February 13, 2013, 12:00 noon, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 (New England), Boston, Mass.  James DeWolf Perry will be the keynote speaker for Black History Month event, speaking on the theme “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality.”

February 16, 2013, 1:30pm, St. Cloud Public Library, St. Cloud, Minn.

February 16, 2013, 1:00pm, La Pintoresca Branch Library, Pasadena, Calif. Screening and dialogue after Pasadena’s Black History Month parade.

February 20, 2013, 8:30am-10:30am, “Unearthing the Power of Sacred Remembrance: Emancipation Proclamation,” Dallas, Tex. Katrina Browne is speaking on slavery, emancipation, and civil rights on this plenary panel at the 10th annual conference of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference.

February 20, 2013, 7:00pm, Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church, Southfield, Mich.

February 23, 2013, 7:00pm, Oakhurst Church, Decatur, Ga.

February 26, 2013, 2:00pm, City University of New York, Kingsborough campus, Brooklyn, N.Y. Program with James DeWolf Perry and Elizabeth Sturges Llerena.

February 27, 2013, 11:30am, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, Mich.

March 1, 2013, 9:00am-3:00pm, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, Pa. Workshop on interpreting slavery for public history professionals.

March 3, 2013, 2:00pm, St. Mary’s Church, Winchester, Mass. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry. Co-sponsored by the Winchester Multicultural Network.

March 8, 2013, 7:00pm, Martha Miller Center/Hope College, Holland, Michigan. Screening presented jointly by the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony (ACEH) and the American Ethnic Studies Program at Hope College.

March 9, 2013, 9:00am-3:00pm, Racial Justice Workshop, Brewster, Mass. With James DeWolf Perry. Sponsored by First Parish Brewster.

March 11, 2013, “History as Inclusion – An Ethnic Notion?”, Oakland, Calif. Workshop on teaching the history of slavery and Jim Crow, and issues of identity and inclusion, to middle- and high-school students. Presented by Juanita Brown and Peter Reinke, chair of the history department at Head-Royce School.

March 15, 2013, 6:30pm, First Parish in Brookline, Brookline, Mass.  Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry. 6:30pm (pizza $5); 7:00 to 9:00 film and discussion. Sponsored by the Diversity Caucus.

March 21, 2013, 7pm-10pm, Rec West Theater, Washington Township, Ohio. Screening, Q&A and reception with Katrina Browne. Sponsored by the Centerville-Washington Diversity Council.

March 22, 2013, 8am, Centerville High School, Dayton, Ohio.  Screening and discussion with students led by Katrina Browne. Sponsored by the Centerville-Washington Diversity Council.

March 27th, 2013, 7:00pm, Clark University, Worcester, Mass. Screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry as part of the “Exploring Public History” seminar.

April 9, 2013, 7:00pm, Goethe Institute, Brussels, Belgium. Screening and discussion sponsored by the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe and the United States Mission to the European Union, to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

April 10, 2013, 7:00pm, Madou Tower, Brussels, Belgium. Screening and discussion for young professionals in Belgium, sponsored by the United States Mission to the European Union.

April 15, 2013, 7:00pm, Church of the Redeemer, San Rafael, Calif.

April 16, 2013, 1:00pm, Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, D.C. In observation of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia. Film screening and discussion with Katrina Browne.

April 20, 2013, 6:30pm, Emergence Community Arts Collective, Washington, D.C. This is a fundraising event for the Diverse City Fund, featuring a screening and dialogue with Katrina Browne.

May 10, 2013, 10:00am-4:00pm, Workshop on Interpreting Northern Slavery in the Hudson Valley, New Paltz, N.Y. Workshop led by James DeWolf Perry for historic site staff and volunteers, local historical societies, and others with an interest in interpreting or teaching and northern slavery. Sponsored by Teaching the Hudson Valley and Historic Huguenot Street.

May 11, 2013, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Putnam History Museum, Cold Spring, N.Y. Screening and discussion facilitated by James DeWolf Perry.

May 17, 3:45pm, 2013, New Ebenezer Retreat Center, Rincon, Georgia.  Screening and discussion with Katrina Browne as part of the “On 1 Accord” event organized by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

May 22, 9:00am-4:00pm, 2013, “Navigating the Sensitivities of Interpreting Black History,” Manchester, Vt. Professional development workshop for staff at Hildene, the Lincoln family home.

June 2013, Special Program for the 40th Anniversary of Independence of The Bahamas, Galleria Cinemas, Nassau, Bahamas. Screening in conjunction with the 5th Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase.

June 8, 2013, 3:00-5:00pm, 2013, Royall House & Slave Quarters, Medford, Mass. James DeWolf Perry will be the guest speaker at the site’s annual benefit, “Giving Voice.”

June 9, 2013, 12:30-4:30pm, 2013, Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, Wash. Screening and community conversation with DeWolf family member Elly Hale and psychologist Pat Russell. Includes the short film A Son of Africa: The Slave Narrative of Olaudah Equiano. Co-sponsored by New Legacy Puget Sound and Coming to the Table.

June 13, 6:00pm, 2013, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Cambridge, Mass.  This is the Cambridge launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by the Cambridge Peace Commission and funded in part by Mass Humanities. Presentation by James DeWolf Perry with panelists:  Marian Darlington-Hope, Lynda Detterman, Larry Kim, Eva Martin Blythe, and Debby Irving.  Moderated by Brian Corr.

June 14-15, 2013,  Association for Episcopal Deacons 2013 Diaconal Assembly, Williamsburg, Va. Screening and discussion sessions with Katrina Browne.

June 19, 2013, 7:00pm-8:30pm, 2013, Elmwood United Presbyterian Church, East Orange, N.J. Screening of our film for Juneteenth.

June 29, 2013, 4:00pm, 2013, Filmhuis Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands. Sponsored by Africa in the Picture.

July 4-6, 2013, “The Psychology of Privilege and Oppression,” Caux, Switzerland. Working group session chaired by Juanita Brown and Katrina Browne, from the Tracing Center, at a conference on “Healing History: Overcoming Racism, Seeking Equity, Building Community,” sponsored by Caux – Initiatives of Change.

July 8, 2013, 6:00pm-8:20pm, Multicultural BRIDGE, Ralph J. Froio Senior Center, Pittsfield, Mass. This screening is being held as part of our campaign, “From Emancipation to Equality,” and will be followed by the Berkshires campaign launch event on July 15.

July 15, 2013, 5:30pm, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Pittsfield, Mass.  This is the Berkshires launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by BRIDGE and the NAACP of Berkshire County, and funded in part by Mass Humanities. Presentation by James DeWolf Perry with panelists:  Dr. Stewart Burns, Center for Community Engagement at Williams College; Dr. Barbara Krauthamer, UMASS Professor of African American History; Ananda Timpane, Railroad Street Youth Project Director; Dr. Don Quinn Kelley, historian and filmmaker; and Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant, executive director of BRIDGE.

August 15, 2013, 9:30am-3:30pm, “Battlefields & Beyond: Civil War Sites in the 21st Century,” Danville, Ky. Tracing Center workshop on interpreting slavery, led by James DeWolf Perry, for Preservation Kentucky’s conference on the Civil War.

August 16, 2013, 2:00pm, “Myths About the Role of Slavery and Race in the U.S. Civil War,” Trinity Episcopal Church, Danville, Ky. Tracing Center program on the role of slavery and race in the causes, conduct, and consequences of the Civil War.

August 16, 2013, 7:00pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, Danville, Ky.  Film screening and discussion with James DeWolf Perry.

August 28, 2013, 1:00pm, Memorial March for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Boston, Mass. Join us in marching to commemorate the 1963 March on Washington and to focus attention on the unfinished business of the civil rights movement, including economic and educational disparities. Our executive director, James DeWolf Perry, will be speaking at the start of the march in downtown Boston. Co-sponsored with City Mission Society of Boston, Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries, and others.

September 10, 2013, 7:00pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Film screening and discussion facilitated by James DeWolf Perry.

September 18, 2013, 8:30am-5:00pm, “Giving Voice to the Long Silenced Millions: Best Practices for Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums,” Birmingham, Ala. Workshop led by Kristin Gallas for the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Annual Meeting.

September 26, 2013, 6:00pm, Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Mass. This screening is being held as part of our campaign, “From Emancipation to Equality,” and will be followed by the Roxbury campaign launch event the following Saturday.

September 28, 2013, 3:00pm-5:00pm, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Roxbury, Mass. This is the Boston launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by, and held at, Shirley-Eustis House. Funded in part by Mass Humanities.

September 28, 2013, 3:00-5:00pm, Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library, Ponce De Leon Branch, 980 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta, Ga. Film screening and discussion.

September 30 – October 1, 2013, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia. Two days of on-campus programming for members of the college community, including classroom visits and a closed campus screening and dialogue.

October 1, 2013, 7:00pm-10:00pm, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia. This screening and dialogue is open to the campus community and to the general public.

October 10, 2013, 6:00pm-9:00pm, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Watertown, Mass. This is the Watertown launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by World in Watertown and funded in part by Mass Humanities.

October 13, 2013, 10:30am,  Theodore Parker Unitarian Universalist Church, West Roxbury, Mass. Screening and facilitated dialogue with James DeWolf Perry, following a specially-themed church service.

October 16, 2013, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, Mass. This screening is being held as part of our campaign, “From Emancipation to Equality,” and will be followed by the Worcester campaign launch event the following evening.

October 17, 2013, 6:30pm-9:00pm, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Worcester, Mass. This is the Worcester launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and funded in part by Mass Humanities.

October 29, 2013, Tallahassee Mayor’s Summit on Race, Culture and Human Relations (Florida State University), Tallahassee, Fla. We are offering a Tracing Center workshop during the summit as part of our national campaign, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights.”

October 29, 2013, 9:30am-11:30am, Whitney Senior Center, St. Cloud, Minn.

November 2, 2013, 10:45am and 2:45pm, National Race Amity Conference, Norwood, Mass. The Tracing Center will be offering two sessions on our campaign theme, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights.”

November 8, 2013, 7:30pm, All Saints Parish, Brookline, Mass.

November 13, 2013, 6:30pm, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Medford City Hall, Medford, Mass. This is the Medford launch of the Tracing Center’s campaign of the same name, co-sponsored by the Medford Human Rights Commission and funded in part by Mass Humanities.

December 5, 2013, 6:00pm, Rust College, Holly Springs, Miss. Includes panel discussion. Sponsored by Gracing the Table.


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