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Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:15pm
Johnson Museum of Art, Wing lecture room
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 114 Central Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
"Knowing You're/Your Home: Three Migrations That Have Shaped Ithaca" is a three-part series pairing Cornell faculty with local community leaders to discuss the complex ways in which migrations impact the identity and formation of our region. Held in concert with the current Museum-wide exhibition how the light gets in, these programs are free and open to all.
Thursday, September 19
Part 1: The Cayuga Nation
Associate Professor Kurt Jordan, American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program; Sachem Sam George of the Cayuga Nation; and Benjamin Sandberg, executive director of The History Center
Thursday, October 24
Part 2: The Cornell Farmworker Program
Director Mary Jo Dudley and a guest from Alianza Agricola, an organization of dairy workers in New York State
Thursday, November 7
Part 3: The Underground Railroad
Professor Gerard Aching, Africana and Romance Studies; Lorraine Maxwell, associate professor, Design and Environmental Analysis; Pastor Paris Price, St. James AME Zion Church in Ithaca; and Nick Sledziora, Preacher's Steward and Lay Council "Leader of Leaders," St. James AME Zion Church in Ithaca