Speakers: From the Weavers of Orlando, Karen Slongwhite Greene, Jennifer Williams, and Constance Blackmon-Lee
Diversity Week Committee: Megan Haught (chair), Amy Dovydaitis, Gaby Gomez, Glen Samuels and Tim Walker
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UCF Libraries Diversity Week 2020 Committee presented Weaving History: Connecting Our Present to Our Past on October 21, 2020.
Join UCF Libraries and the Weavers of Orlando for a virtual discussion and step into the local community of fiber arts. Local weavers and artisans will connect family histories to practices still being used today. Participants will learn about connections to cotton that came from India, and true quilts from the Underground Railroad.
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University Libraries, "Diversity Week 2020 – Weaving History: Connecting Our Present to Our Past" (2020). Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. 7.