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Saving the House We Built

January 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Saving the House We Built” is a critical conversation about African Americans, Democracy, and the attack on the U.S. capitol.


  • Kia Caldwell, Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
  • Ronald Williams II, Assistant Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies


  • Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow, 2020-2025 MacArthur Fellow, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, School of Information and Library Science
  • Sharon Holland, Townsend Ludington Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of American Studies; Convenor, Critical Ethnic Studies Collective
  • William Sturkey, Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Erika Wilson, Associate Professor, Wade Edwards Distinguished Scholar, and Thomas Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy, School of Law




In partnership with the Institute for African American Research, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, Critical Ethnic Studies Collective, University Libraries, Center for the Study of the American South, Institute for the Arts & Humanities, and the Departments of History, American Studies, Public Policy, Communication, Sociology, and Political Science.


January 29, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm