MLK Day, 4pm ET: Building Restorative Justice Across the African Diaspora with Kwame Akoto-Bamfo

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Monday, January 17, 4pm ET, online

A presentation of survivor’s semiotics with the founder of the Nkyinkyim Museum in Nuhalenya Ada, Ghana (image above). Akoto-Bamfo’s Nkyinkyim Installation stands at the entrance of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2021, his Blank Slate Monument toured throughout the U.S., from Louisville, to the King Center in Atlanta, among other stops. He spoke at Beinecke Library on Martin Luther King Day 2020, one of our last major on-site events before the pandemic. We are honored by his return, virtually, in 2022 from Ghana. Co-sponsored by Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition

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More upcoming Mondays at Beinecke:

  • January 24: BRAVA – Women Make American Theater with Melissa Barton
  • January 31: Yale & Slavery – Student Perspectives
  • February 7: Georgia Douglas Johnson with Kassidi Jones
  • February 14: Points of Contact/Points of View with Nancy Kuhl, Bill Landis, and Jae Rossman

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