Free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served.
Ned Sublette (Afropop Worldwide) and Laurent Dubois (Duke) will co-moderate a discussion in Spanish and English on the history of musical and cultural exchange between the two nations of Hispaniola, featuring Black Atlantic festival artists Joan Soriano (Dominican Republic) and Emeline Michel (Haiti).
Tickets and info for Soriano and Michel’s performances are available HERE.
Co-sponsored by Duke Performances and the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University. Joan Soriano's residency is funded through Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.