Join us for the first public screening of theater artist Malik Work’s short film followed by a discussion with the artist and his collaborators on the project. The event will be moderated by Douglas Jones, Associate Professor of English and Theater Studies at Duke University.
New research into the life and writings of Mary Lloyd suggests that she and Phillis Wheatley played a more significant role in the social and intellectual world of Jupiter Hammon than previously acknowledged.
In 2019, we started the Jupiter Hammon Project as the lead component of a larger initiative to establish a more equitable interpretation of Joseph Lloyd Manor. The Jupiter Hammon Project Phase 1 full report is now available!
Friday, February 26, 2021 (via Zoom)
10:00am to 11:00am
Join us as we explore the development, execution, and current outcomes in the first phase of the Jupiter Hammon Project that explores the legacy of slavery on Long Island.
Curator, Lauren Brincat, is a featured contributor to the winter issue of The Magazine of the Decorative Arts Trust. The article “Jupiter Hammon Project: Confronting Slavery at Long Island’s Joseph Lloyd Manor” gives national exposure to this long-term initiative.
As part of the Jupiter Hammon Project, Preservation Long Island created a digital resources site for the public to explore and learn more about the legacy of enslavement on Long Island and the life of Jupiter Hammon.