Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

March 25, 2017

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

A Conversation about Slavery at UGA and the Baldwin Site Burials

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Sponsored by: African American Studies, Institute for, Anthropology, Department of, History, Department of
Contact: Susan Mattern 706-248-8897
History Department 706-542-2053

A Conversation about Slavery at UGA and the Baldwin Site Burials: Questions and Answers from UGA faculty, students, and Athens community leaders. It will begin with a panel discussion and include an extended Q&A period to engage with the audience.

Participants include:
Valerie Babb, Director, Institute of African-American Studies, UGA
Mansur Buffins, UGA NAACP
Linda E. Davis, President, Bethlehem Cemetery Society and Coordinator, Brooklyn Cemetery Restoration
Chana Kai Lee, History Department, UGA
Charlotte Thomas Marshall, Independent Scholar, Oconee Cemetery historian
Carolyn Jones Medine, Department of Religion, UGA
Scott Nesbit, College of Environment and Design, UGA
Laurie Reitsema, Anthropology Department, UGA
Dan Rood, History Department, UGA
Fred Smith, Sr., Co-Chair, Athens Black History Bowl Committee
Michael L. Thurmond, author of Freedom: Georgia's Antislavery Heritage, 1733-1865

Parking is free at the Hull Street deck and in the W lots around the Russell Library.

Sponsored by:
Department of History, University of Georgia
Institute for African-American Studies, University of Georgia
Department of Anthropology, University of Georgia
Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement
Athens for Everyone

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