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Online Conversation Series with
Whiteness Is Not an Ancestor Essayists

Join us for a six-part series of conversations with editor Lisa Iversen and the essayists.

The Fourth of Six Conversations

Whiteness Is Not an Ancestor
Online Conversation Series, #4

Thursday, February 11th, 7:30pmPST

Essayists Anne Hayden & June Bluespruce
Moderator Bonnie Duran, Dr.PH, UW School of Social Work
Hosted by Third Place Books and sponsored by Town Hall Seattle


The Fifth of Six Conversations

Whiteness Is Not an Ancestor
Online Conversation Series, #5

Friday, March 19th, 6pmPST

Essayists Summer Starr & Christina Greené
Moderator Dr. Tracey Psycher, Woodring College, WWU
Hosted by Village Books and sponsored by Woodring College of Education at WWU


The Sixth of Six Conversations

Whiteness Is Not an Ancestor
Online Conversation Series, #6

Date TBA

Essayist Kate Regan, Ph.D
Moderator Katrina Browne

“Katrina is producer/director of the Emmy-nominated Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North a documentary about her discovery that her ancestors, the DeWolfs of Rhode Island, were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. The film follows her and nine fellow descendants as they retrace the Triangle Trade, from New England, to Ghana, to Cuba, uncovering the vast extent of the North’s complicity in slavery, and grappling with questions of repair in the present day.” (from tracesofthetrade.org)


Listen to the Past Conversations

The Third of Six Conversations

This conversation took place November 20, 2020, with editor Lisa Iversen and essayists Carole Harmon and Pam Emerson.
Moderated by Devyani Saltzman and sponsored by Another Story.


The Second of Six Conversations

This conversation took place November 18, 2020, with editor Lisa Iversen and essayists Sharon Halfnight, Karin Konstantynowicz, and Sabine Olsen.
Moderated by Rosalba Stocco and sponsored by Banyen Books.


The Book Launch, First of Six Conversations

This conversation took place October 13, 2020, with editor Lisa Iversen and essayists Una Suseli O’Connell and Sonya Lea.
Moderated by Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD and sponsored by Elliott Bay Book Company.


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