Freedom Stories

I: Freedom Stories: Emancipation and Community History

26 September 2012
Younts Auditorium, 7:00 PM
A Public Lecture by Vernon Burton
Freedom Stories: Presenting a Working Crowd-sourcing Website
(http://www.furman.edu/freedomstories)

II: Freedom Stories Mini-Conference: Slavery, Abolition, and the Transition to Freedom

Sun. 28 October, 2:00PM-6:00 PM
(Lecture Hall, Upcountry History Museum)
Stan Harrold (chair), Diane Barnes, A.J. Aiseirithe, Felice Ferguson Knight, Jaime Martinez, Bea Burton

"My Family's Freedom Story"
Examples and artifacts from our early adopter Freedom Stories contributors
Teacher/community workshop: "Finding your Freedom Story"

III: Freedom Stories Mini-Conference: Meanings, Complexities and Legacies of Freedom

Sun. 18 November, 2:00-5:15 PM
(Lecture Hall, Upcountry History Museum)
Bernard Powers (chair); Michael West, Leslie Schwalm, Michael Fitzgerald
Student and Community Presentations and Posters

IV: Freedom Stories Capstone: Visualizing Emancipation

22 January 2012
A Public Lecture by Edward Ayers, University of Richmond
More Details TBA

Events, Times and Scholarly Participants Subject to Change

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