Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Gain An Edge: Telling The Stories Of Our Nation’S History

Dr. Tracey Thompson
As the nation’s key centre of learning, University of The Bahamas offers higher education opportunities for Bahamians while also offering resources to explore the impact of our country’s rich history.

The university’s Oral and Public History Institute, guided by guest writer Dr Tracey Thompson paints a vibrant picture of our legacy.

Dr Tracey Thompson is a graduate in History of Yale University, the University of Saskatchewan, and the University of Toronto. Her interests centre on African and African Diaspora History and on Philosophy and Methodology of History.

She began working at University of The Bahamas in 1990 as Assistant Librarian for Oral History. Because of her passion for research and for preserving Bahamian history, in 2013 she was appointed director of “From Dat Time”: The Oral & Public History Institute at the University of The Bahamas. The mandate of “From Dat Time” is to document the historical experience of Bahamians and project it to the world.  Read more >>