Pocomania: Allegedly, ‘A Little Madness’

The AfroLatin@American Working Group and the Tubman Institute are pleased to present the sixth monthly workshop on African, Caribbean and Latin American Spiritual Belief Systems: “Pocomania: Allegedly, ‘A Little Madness,'” led by Dr. Michele A. Johnson on Friday, May 30th from 11am to 1pm in the Tubman Resource Centre (York Lanes Room 314). The workshop will include a film screening and discussion.

Michele Johnson photoMichele A. Johnson is the Director of the Harriet Tubman Institute, and a fellow at the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC), both at York University. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of History at York University where she teaches a variety of courses which focus on “Blacks in the Americas.” Michele’s research interests have focused on the cultural history of Jamaica, gender relations, race/racialization and labour, domestic slavery and service in Jamaica/the Caribbean and Canada, as well as migration and Diasporas. Prof. Johnson is the co-author of Neither Led nor Driven: Constesting British Cultural Imperialism in Jamaica, 1856-1920 (with Brian Moore), “They do as they please”: The Jamaican Struggle for Cultural Freedom after Morant Bay (with Brian Moore).

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