Fall 2012 Lecture Series

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

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

"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, 2:00-6:00 PM
(Lecture Hall, Upcountry History Museum)
Bernard Powers Chair); Michael West, Leslie Schwalm, Michael Fitzgerald

Student and Community Presentations and Posters  

Freedom Stories Capstone: Visualizing Emancipation
22 January 2012
A Public Lecture by Edward Ayers, University of Richmond 

Events, Times and Scholarly Participants Subject to Change

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