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Interdisciplinary Creative Artist, Composer, and Law Scholar, Dr. Toni Lester, is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London, where she is doing research on The Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. She will discuss her creative work in progress - a concert length performance piece - which responds to the legacy of certain kinds of racialized hierarchies in the 19th and early 20th Century USA.  Dr. Lester has a graduate degree from the New England Conservatory of Music (with honors), undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgetown University, and a Ph.D. from Northeastern University.

Speaker: Dr. Toni Lester, Visiting Scholar and Creative Artist, IALS

Chair: Marilyn Clarke, IALS Librarian, Head of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

All welcome - this event if free to attend but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees in advance.