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Labor’s Fruit: A Table Reading (05.09.21) Categories: Other Local Events Timelines: 1b: Past Events (Unseen Archive), 2: Civil Writes Project Archive

Where: Virtual event via Zoom
Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM EST
Host: Prof. Kari Winter

In the Age of Revolution, a teenager stolen from West Africa and enslaved in New England struggles to win his freedom, raise a family, and forge an antislavery movement.

Local and national actors perform a reading of “Episode I: Slavery in New England, 1763-1764” from Labor’s Fruit, a screenplay by Kari J. Winter based on Jeffrey Brace’s 1810 memoir.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration required. To register, email Prof. Kari Winter at kwinter2@buffalo.edu.

Co-sponsored by the UB Humanities Institute, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and Just Buffalo’s Civil Writes Project.