bill berry, jr., CEO/Publisher aaduna bill berry will share personal dynamics of being “mad” within the conceptual framework of race, culture, societal acceptance and   trying to be hu man  in 21 st  century America. He will read his performance piece, “The Intricacies of a Madman” premiered at the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society in his not too distant past. “Madman” will be supplemented by his essays, “The Artificiality of Celebration,” “A Different Face of Diversity” and a few of his most irrelevant, biting prose/poetry meanderings such as the “Unforgiven.”    Karen Faris Karen Faris, poet, writer, and mixed media artist based in Rochester, will read from her 2020 chapbook,  The Death of Compassion , as well as present her performance poem, “Sermon From the Mountaintop.”   Karen delivered this work as part of the restaging of Anna Halprin's “The Blank Placard Project” led by Rose Pasquerello Beauchamp from the University of Rochester's Dance and Movement department.

A star on earth ~ now a star in heaven.

  We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of an esteemed elder poet, writer, activist, teacher and inspiration to all segments of the community…Jackie Warren-Moore.   Here is the link to the newspaper that Ms. Warren-Moore wrote for:   Syracuse author, activist and columnist Jackie Warren-Moore dies at 71 -   On November 10, 2018 , Ms. Warren-Moore was a featured reader along with two other women poets at a special  aaduna  event titled, “Fierce.” This event was convened at the Women’s Rights National Historic Park in Seneca Falls, New York. Left to Right Front:  Karen Faris, featured poet, Jackie Warren-Moore featured poet.  Back Row: Zack/Cora Frank, Visual Information Specialist/Women's Rights National Park, Cyd Charisse Fulton, featured poet, bill berry jr., CEO/Publisher aaduna Inc., and Denice DeLucia, Acting Chief of Interpretation and Education/Education-Training Specialist/Volunteer Coordinator, Women's Rights National Park, "Fierce,&q

Editors - aaduna in exile, spring 2021 issue, Vol. 10 No. 1

Creative/Publication Team William E. Berry, Jr. Publisher / CEO William E. Berry, Jr. hails from the Bronx, NY via traveling the world. He distinguished himself in a variety of senior academic, executive, and student affairs administrative assignments at major universities and colleges. An activist educator, change agent, and academician interested in the dynamics of empowerment, diversity, sustainability, culture, and organizational effectiveness, he served as assistant dean for undergraduate studies at the State University Center at Stony Brook; directed Antioch University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in Maryland; served as dean of student affairs at the Harlem, NY based Malcolm-King College, and provided executive level assistance to three presidents at Rockland Community College (SUNY). He served as the founding dean of institutional initiatives at Cayuga Community College (SUNY); held the joint positions of executive assistant to the president and associate dean of col