A Conversation about Slavery at UGA and the Baldwin Site Burials: Questions and Answers from UGA faculty, students, and Athens community leaders. The event will be held in the Russell Auditorium on the second floor of the library. It will begin with a panel discussion and include an extended Q&A period to engage with the audience. Free and open to the public. Parking info below.

Participants include:
Valerie Babb, Director, Institute of African-American Studies, UGA
Mansur Buffins, UGA NAACP
Linda E. Davis, President, Bethlehem Cemetery Society and Coordinator, Brooklyn Cemetery Restoration
Chana Kai Lee, History Department, UGA
Charlotte Thomas Marshall, Independent Scholar, Oconee Cemetery historian
Carolyn Jones Medine, Department of Religion, UGA
Scott Nesbit, College of Environment and Design, UGA
Laurie Reitsema, Anthropology Department, UGA
Dan Rood, History Department, UGA
Fred Smith, Sr., Co-Chair, Athens Black History Bowl Committee
Michael L. Thurmond, author of _Freedom: Georgia's Antislavery Heritage, 1733-1865_

Parking is free at the Hull Street deck and in the W lots around the Russell Library.

Sponsored by:
Department of History, University of Georgia
Institute for African-American Studies, University of Georgia
Department of Anthropology, University of Georgia
Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement
Athens for Everyone
 

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