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November 11 4:30-6PM Convocation Hall A conversation about reparations and Sewanee

CONFEDERATE SYMBOLS & EPISCOPAL CHURCHES WORKSHOP

Held on November 5-7 in Sewanee, Tennessee

  • Lecture by Diane Nash, co-founder of SNCC and Alabama Voting Rights Project, entitled“The Movement of the ‘60s: A Legacy for Today” 
  • Lecture by Amy Louise Wood, Professor at Illinois State, entitled "The Legacy of Lynching in American Life" a collaboration with UT-Chattanooga which included a screening of Who Was Ed Johnson?
  • Lecture by Craig Steven Wilder, Professor at MIT and author of Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities 
  • Gessell Fellows Presentation Monuments to Sin: Theology, Commemoration, and Episcopal Parishes 
  • Lecture by Josh Rothman, Professor at the University of Alabama entitled  “'He has been for many years engaged in the traffic in human flesh': John Armfield and America's Domestic Slave Trade” 
  • Lecture by Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing entitled "Racial Healing and Reconciliation: The inner and outer Journey" 
  • Panel discussion entitled “Visions of Unity: Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Legacy of Bishop Carpenter” with Dean J. Neil Alexander of the School of Theology and the Rev. Brandt Montgomery, Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, LA

View select recordings of lectures and events on YouTube