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About the Event
From Tragedy to Triumph presents “The Spirit of My Home,” an evening of conversation and art about the religious conversion of enslaved Africans to Christianity during the 17th Century. Part two of a seven-part series, this multi-generational story of spirituality and ancestral knowledge is told through a blend of animation, film and narration. The event will close with a Q&A session with the artists and performers led by USC Thornton professor Ron McCurdy.
RSVP to attend the event on Zoom and participate in the discussion and live Q&A. Viewers can watch the livestream of the event at thorntonlive.usc.edu without RSVP.
About the series:
From Tragedy to Triumph is an interactive seven-part series about the African diaspora told through discussion with film, dance and music. Led by USC Thornton professor Ron McCurdy, each event is produced in creative collaboration between student and faculty composers, dancers, filmmakers, musicians and writers from across the university. Learn more >