“Gombeys And Traditions Of The Diaspora”

September 16, 2018

The Bermudian Heartbeats Lecture Series will present “Gombeys and Traditions of the Diaspora: A Symposium” on Sunday, October 7 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at the CedarBridge Cafeteria.

The event will feature

  • Dr. Sydney Hutchinson, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, Syracuse University “Gombeys, Goombay, and Guloyas: A View from the Hispanic Caribbean”
  • Mr. Wills Glasspiegel, Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University and Co-Founder of Open the Circle “Montage and Masquerade: Documenting Dance from Sierra Leone to Chicago”
  • Dr. Quito Swan, Professor of History, Howard University “Black Eldorado: Bermuda, Race and Gombey’s Diaspora”
  • Ms. Veronica Yearwood, Antigua Dance Academy “Through the Eyes of the Masquerader: The Intangible Bond of Caribbean Movement, Music and Mas”

For more information please contact Folklife Officer Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or kdrobinson@gov.bm.

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