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Upcoming Event: The Jamaica Gaily News Archive Launch

The Jamaica Gaily News (JGN) was the publication of the first gay activist organization in the anglophone Caribbean, the Gay Freedom Movement (GFM) in Jamaica. Join us as we celebrate the launch of the JGN archive at the Digital Library of the Caribbean. We will hear from the following panelists as they share their reflections on this moment in Jamaica’s history.

Date & Time: Friday, November 20th, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm (EST)
You can register for the event here.
You can view the collection here.

Panelists
Vidyaratha Kisson – Coordinator, Caribbean International Resource Network
Larry Chang – Co-Founder of GFM and JGN Editor
Donna Smith – GFM member and JGN columnist
Glen McDaniel – GFM member and JGN columnist
Jennifer French-Parker – Jamaican reporter

Moderator
Matthew Chin, Assistant Professor Women, Gender & Sexuality, University of Virginia

For more information, please contact Matthew Chin at mc4hz@virginia.edu

This event is sponsored by the Department of Women Gender & Sexuality and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

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