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Panel Discussion: Why is Silent Sam Still Standing?
September 11, 2017 @ 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