Reckoning with the Past: Columbia University, Slavery, & Black lives Matter

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Reckoning with the Past: Columbia University, Slavery & Black Lives Matter

Reckoning with the Past:

Columbia University, Slavery & Black Lives Matter

 

Cowin Auditorium

147 Horace Mann 

April 13, 2017

7:30pm-9:00pm

 

Dr. Karl Jacoby, Professor in Columbia University's Department of History and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race  and the undergraduate students in the Columbia University and Slavery seminar will discuss a multi-year exploration of Columbia's ties to slavery and its legacies. The evening will include student presentations from their current research projects. The discussion will conclude with a conversation on the obligation for universities to reconsile their histories in order to be responsive to their constituents today and how understanding our role in slavery allows us to affirm that Black Lives Matter 

 

 

Co-Sponsored by the Higher and Postsecondary Education Program, Office of the Vice President for Diversity & Community Affairs, Columbia University & Slavery, Black Lives Matter in Higher Ed and the Black Student Network 

 

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April 13, 2017, 7:30 PM

April 13, 2017, 9:00 PM