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Explore how dance can move us from trauma to healing and learn ways you can use your mind & body to heal from racial trauma.

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Presented by The Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience as part of our Dance Symposium Series.

We would like to invite you to join us and our featured speakers in discussion as we explore how dance and movement can move us from trauma to healing and the role of the mind and body in healing from racial trauma.

Teachers especially welcomed to explore ways to link exercise and movement with social justice work in your classes.

Featured Speakers:

Jack Gray | Māori contemporary dancer, choreographer, teacher, facilitator, writer and artistic director of Atamira Dance Company

Kamille King | Educator, Choreographer, Arts Liaison, Assistant Director Usaama Dance Company, Member of Umoja Dance Company, and Artistic Director Montclair High School Dance Company

Nicole Lynn Stanton | Dance artist, educator, and leadership professional. Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, faculty member in the Department of Dance, African American Studies, & College of the Environment , Wesleyan University

Ni'Ja Whitson | Queer Nonbinary Trans multidisciplinary artist, wound and word worker, masterclass facilitator, and presenter, UC Riverside

Moderated by:

Rosamond S. King | Poet and Scholar; Director, Ethyle R. Wolfe Humanities Center, Brooklyn College, CUNY

This panel is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/ Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs

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Note: This event will be recorded. By registering, participants are providing Rutgers permission to record their image and/or voice and grant Rutgers all rights to use these recordings in any medium for educational, promotional, advertising, or other purposes that support the mission of the university.

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