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Children's Programs

FESTA DE YEMANJÁ

Celebrating Ocean Spirits

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BUMBA MEU BOI

The Enchanted Ox: A Brazilian folk drama

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SAMBA REGGAE

Brazilian Carnaval Workshop

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ORIXA DANCE MOVEMENT

Movimento das danças dos orixás

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EGUNGUN

Masquerade Performance Workshop

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Ethnography

Ai Coreira!

Revelry and Ritual in the Tambor de Crioula

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IEMANJÁ

A Sonic Portrait of Salvador's Iemjanjá Festival

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About the Facilitator

 

Jamie Davidson is an interdisciplinary artist, ethnographer and educator. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy, an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities and another M.A. in Literature. She is a Fulbright scholar and a Ph.D. Candidate in World Arts and Cultures/Dance at UCLA. For over ten years, she taught Humanities, Intercultural Performance and Critical Theory at California colleges and universities. She was also a lead dancer in a San Francisco-based Brazilian dance company, and brought this unusual experience to her (highly participatory) fieldwork. Her doctoral research regards African-derived religions in Brazil. Upon becoming a mother, she created programs in Arts & Culture for younger audiences. Jamie is a 2017 recipient of a Community Arts Access Grant (NEA & IAC), and a Global Arts Grant (Black Rock Arts Foundation).

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Literature

Snowday!

Malama Ke Kai

Mittens for Zed

Wireless

Please direct inquires to glossolalia1@gmail.com

 

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