The following screenings and other events took place in calendar year 2014. For recent and upcoming events, please see our main screenings and events page.
January 4, 2014, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Ind.
January 12, 2014, 3:00pm, Accents Bookstore, Toronto, Canada.
January 12, 2014, 7:30pm, Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda. This screening is part of the 4th annual Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase, sponsored by the Cuban Institute of Film Art and Industry, UNESCO, UNICEF, and others, with the collaboration of CARICOM.
January 17, 2014, 2:00pm, “Dealing with the Past: History and Politics: A Project for Macedonia,” Boston, Mass. Presentation for the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
January 17, 2014, Christ Episcopal Church, Dearborn, Michigan. This event is the first in an ongoing series on diversity.
January 18, 2014, 2:00pm-5:00pm, Oakland Center for Spiritual Living, Oakland, Calif. Screening and discussion with Holly Fulton and Deborah Jackson.
January 20, 2014, 10:30am, Keynote address for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Perkins School for the Blind. Our executive director, James DeWolf Perry, will be the speaker.
January 27, 2014, 7:00pm, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, Mass. This is the launch event for Debby Irving’s new book, Waking Up White. Debby will read excerpts from the book, and has invited our executive director, James DeWolf Perry, and William H. “Smitty” Smith of the National Center for Race Amity to speak and join her for a lively discussion with the audience.
February 1, 2014, 11:00am, Creating a Peaceful School Conference, Walnut Creek, Calif. Holly Fulton is presenting a workshop for teachers on the use of Traces of the Trade to address slavery, race, and privilege in high school classrooms.
February 2, 2014, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Busboys and Poets, Washington, D.C. Screening and discussion with producer/director Katrina Browne.
February 4, 2014, 11:00am, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, Mass.
February 6, 2014, 2:00pm, Fondation Connaissance et Liberté (FOKAL), Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
February 6, 2014, 6:00pm, Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery, Ala. Screening and facilitated discussion led by the Tracing Center’s Juanita Brown.
February 6, 2014, 6:30pm, Grace Church Van Vorst, Jersey City, N.J.
February 7, 2014, “The Psychology of Privilege and Oppression,” Troy University, Troy, Ala. Tracing Center workshop led by Juanita Brown.
February 10, 2014, “Dismantling Racism and Building Beloved Community: Sharing Hopes, Challenges, and New Visions,” Cambridge, Mass. The Tracing Center is co-sponsoring this commemoration of Absalom Jones Day, featuring our faith-based video, Repairing the Breach: The Episcopal Church and Slavery Atonement. Hosted by the Episcopal Divinity School and co-sponsored by the Union of Black Episcopalians (Massachusetts chapter).
February 10, 2014, 7:00pm, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, N.Y. Screening and discussion with Tom DeWolf, who is also speaking on campus the next day with Sharon Morgan about their book, Gather at the Table.
February 12, 2014, 1:00pm, Howland Public Library, Beacon, N.Y.
February 20, 2014, 10:30am-1:00pm, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bethesda, Md. Our executive director, James DeWolf Perry, will be offering a workplace program for Black History Month.
February 20, 2014, 2:30pm-4:30pm, “Presenting the History of Slavery,” John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Providence, R.I. Kristin Gallas presents the work of the Tracing Center at a symposium focused on historical scholarship, curation, and representations of slavery. Co-sponsored by the John Carter Brown Library and the Center for Public Humanities.
February 21, 2014, 7:00pm, Shelter Island Public Library, Shelter Island, N.Y.
February 22, 2014, Chrysalis Men’s Retreat, Tucson, Ariz. Jim Perry will present the film and lead a discussion afterwards.
March 25, 2014, 6:30pm, Princeton Public Library, Princeton, Ill. Sponsored by Princeton Peace and Justice Roundtable.
May 3, 2014, “Let Us Be Repairers of the Breach: Addressing the Legacy of Race and Building Beloved Community,” Mercer School of Theology, Garden City, New York. This is a keynote address by James DeWolf Perry for the second annual Faith Formation Convocation of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island.
May 21, 2014, 8:00pm, American Cathedral in Paris, Paris, France. With producer/director Katrina Browne. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy public affairs section and the American Club of Paris.
May 30, 2014, 6:00pm, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Little Rock, Ark. This is a program for the National Park Service, facilitated by James DeWolf Perry and featuring our “From Emancipation to Equality” campaign themes.
June 6, 2014, 2:00pm, Unifier Festival, Lebanon, Conn. This program is part of our national campaign, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights.”
June 16, 2014, 6:00pm-7:30pm, City of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pa. Viewing and discussion of “Traces of the Trade,” along with Tom DeWolf’s book, “Inheriting the Trade,” as part of the city’s “Monday Blues” community engagement series.
July 10, 2014, 7:00pm, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo.
August 28-31, 2014, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. Panel on the history and legacy of slavery as a national institution, with executive director James DeWolf Perry, Prof. Craig Steven Wilder (chair of MIT’s history department and author of “Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities” (2013), and Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner (author of “The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists” (2014). Chaired by Prof. John Ehrenberg (chair of the political science department at Long Island University).
September 18, 2014, 8:30am, “Institutional Investment and Community Involvement in the Interpretation of Slavery,” St. Paul, Minn. This is one of three sessions at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History being chaired by Tracing Center staff, based on our forthcoming book, Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums.
September 18, 2014, 1:30pm, “The Role of Racial Identity in Interpretation,” St. Paul, Minn. This is one of three sessions at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History being chaired by Tracing Center staff, based on our forthcoming book, Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums.
September 20, 2014, 9:00am, “Redefining Success: Tips and Techniques for Training Interpreters to Talk about Slavery,” St. Paul, Minn. This is one of three sessions at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History being chaired by Tracing Center staff, based on our forthcoming book, Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums.
September 23, 6:00pm, 2014, Virginia Beach History Museums, Virginia Beach, Va. This is a screening of our documentary “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North“, followed by a facilitated dialogue on issues of slavery, race, and privilege with our executive director, James DeWolf Perry. This program is sponsored by the Virginia Beach History Museums in conjunction with the Virginia Beach Public Libraries.
September 24, 6:00pm, 2014, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Virginia Beach, Va. This event in our national campaign of the same name is sponsored by the Virginia Beach History Museums in conjunction with the Virginia Beach Public Libraries.
October 3, 7:30pm, 2014, Mariposa Museum of World Cultures, Peterborough, N.H.
October 12, 12:30pm, 2014, Central Reform Temple and Emmanuel Church, Boston, Mass. Dain and Constance Perry will lead a discussion following a screening of the film.
October 16 and 17, 2014, Roger Williams University, Bristol, R.I. The Tracing Center will be offering two days of programs at the university for Social Justice Week, including several classroom visits and a half-day faculty workshop.
October 16, 7:00pm, 2014, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights,” Bristol, R.I. This event in our national campaign is sponsored by the Office of the President of Roger Williams University.
October 17, 2:00pm, 2014, Roger Williams University, Bristol, R.I. This screening of our documentary “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North“ will be followed by a dialogue on issues of slavery, race, and privilege facilitated by the Tracing Center’s Kristin Gallas.
October 17, 3:30pm, 2014, New England American Studies Association keynote address, Bristol, R.I. Delivered by the Tracing Center’s Kristin Gallas.
October 18-19, United Church of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C. This is the church’s fall retreat, held in Blowing Rock. The Tracing Center is providing programming on race and privilege, including how to respond as a community of faith, and helping to design and carry out a worship service.
November 3, 7:00pm, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. Participating from the Tracing Center will be Katrina Browne and James DeWolf Perry.
November 15, National Race Amity Conference, Norwood, Mass. The Tracing Center will be offering a workshop at this conference, on our campaign theme, “From Emancipation to Equality: The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights.”
December 16, 7:00-9:30pm, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, N.Y. Screening and discussion with Elizabeth Sturges Llerena.