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New York, NY - The Bahamian American Cultural Society,
Inc, in collaborative sponsorship by New York State Senator Bill Perkins,
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Assemblyman Carl
Heasite, and Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow, presents
and Heritage Seminar and Workshop.
The presenters, who
are experts in Genealogy and are practical minded will appeal to, guide,
and respond to the interest of a wide range of individuals and groups,
explore direct family linkages, give insights in potential land claims,
and provide practical approaches to the experienced and to those who
want to get started in their family history and heritage. Admission
Registration is by mail, fax 212-678-0001, or between 9 a.m.
and 10 a.m, July 16, at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,
515 Malcolm X Blvd at 135th Street, New York, New York. For
confirmation and additional information: call Telephone
Seminar and Workshop
July 16, 2011
About Our Presenters:
Gloria Ramsey Lucas
; Author and Lecturer, holds a M.A. in Education.
Worked 30 years in the New York City Board of Education. Educated in
Genealogy and Historical Studies at Samford University Institute of
Genealogy and Historical Studies. Experienced in hands-on know-how.
Past President of the Augusta Genealogical Society. Author of
Records of Edgefield, South Carolina. Member of several Genealogical
Societies and Groups. Recipient of numerous awards.
Archaeologist and lecturer. Formerly Curator in the Museums, Archaeology,
and Historic Preservation Section, Department of Archives; later in
the Antiquities, Monuments & Museums Corporation, Nassau, Bahamas.
Ms. Turner is one of the first two Bahamians pursuing doctoral degrees
in archaeology in the U.S. Her dissertation research focuses on
how Africans in the Diaspora, and their descendants, maintained essentials
of their African heritage within racialized societies. Her doctorate
will be granted in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary,
Williamsburg, Virginia. She has also been an adjunct professor
in Anthropology at William and Mary, and Virginia Commonwealth University,
Tex Ivanhoe Turnquest
: Administrator and Consultant; higher education
at Hammersmith and West London College; Enschede, The Netherlands; and
Nova Scotia Land Survey Institute. Former Director of The Department
of Land and Surveys, The Bahamas Government. Expertise in land survey,
policy, management, and land reclamation. He has lectured widely.
University of Florida. He is an expert
in the field of U.S-Caribbean-Bahamas migration, and has lectured widely
on immigration and cultural exchanges.
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