Once Upon a Time ... is Now: Storytelling from Jamaica with Amina Blackwood-Meeks
Amina Blackwood-Meeks is a renowned Jamaican story teller who weaves contemporary politics and culture into her work in order to demonstrate the value of culture and the performing arts to human development and economic prosperity. Described by Caribbean theatre luminary Ken Corsbie as "an outrageous combination of glitz and thoughtfulness, of education and entertainment," she employs empowerment methodology in story telling workshops and research. Reception at 6 pm, featuring hors-d'oevres from The Cheese People of Beloit!
Date: Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Hendricks Center for the Performing Arts, room 132
Sponsored by: Office of International Education
Contact: Josh Moore, Elizabeth Brewer