Pocahontas and After : Cultural Day

Pocahontas and After Cultural Day at the British Library

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Discover the real Pocahontas 400 years since her death

A packed day of film screenings, panel debates, a lecture, and a musical performance exploring the historic and cultural figure of Pocahontas. 

Speakers include Michael Walling artistic director of Border Crossings & the Origins Festival; Chief Robert Gray of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe in discussion with David Given of Historic Jamestown; Joanne Prince of Rainmaker Gallery, Bristol; Shelley Niro, Mohawk film-maker and artist; Dr Max Carocci, Chelsea College of Art; Dr David Stirrup, Reader in Indigenous and Settler Literatures of the Americas, University of Kent; Dr Buck Woodard, Colonial Williamsburg, American Indian Initiative; Professor Mishuana Goeman, professor of gender studies, University of California Los Angeles; and musician Elizabeth Hill.     

Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research and the Big Ideas Company

Programme for the day (PDF)


Name: Pocahontas and After : Cultural Day
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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