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Panel Discussion: Why is Silent Sam Still Standing?

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for “Why is Silent Sam Still Standing? The history of UNC’s Confederate monument and the protests surrounding its presence,” a public panel addressing the history of UNC’s Confederate monument and its reception on campus, and attempts to place this history within a broader regional and scholarly context.

Joseph Jordan, Director, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, will moderate the following panel:

  • Omolulu Babatunde, UNC Class of 2016, Real Silent Sam Coalition
  • Michelle Rolanda Brown, UNC Class of 2018, Silent Sam Sit-in participant
  • Warren Christian, UNC Writing Center
  • Renee Alexander Craft, Associate Professor of Communication and Global Studies
  • Sharon Holland, Professor of American Studies
  • Kenneth Janken, Professor of African, African American and Diaspora Studies
  • Jim Leloudis, Professor of History
  • James Moeser, former UNC-CH Chancellor (2000-2008) and Professor of Music

Sponsored by the Departments of African, African American and Diaspora Studies; American Studies; Anthropology, Communication, and Geography; the Center for the Study of the American South; Institute for African American Research; Institute for the Arts and Humanities; The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History; UNC African Studies Center; Carolina Public Humanities

Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Hyde Hall, University Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States + Google Map