1619 AND ITS LEGACIES: SYMPOSIUM, ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION & POETRY READING

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00pm

1619 AND ITS LEGACIES: Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Kalia Brooks, Curator in conversation with Sanford Biggers
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Location:  Room 612 Schermerhorn Hall

Closing Reception
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:  Leroy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall - Columbia University


Thursday, September 26th, 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
Columbia University Faculty House

9:15am - 9:30am
OPENING REMARKS

9:30am - 11:00am
THE MATERIALITY OF SLAVERY: 'WHAT IS PASSED ON?
MARISA FUENTES,  Rutgers University, New Brunswick
RASHAUNA JOHNSON,  Dartmouth College
TIYA MILES,  Harvard University
 
11:15am - 12:45pm
COLUMBIA SLAVERY PROJECT
FRANK GURIDY,  Columbia University
KARL JACOBY,  Columbia University
JORDAN BREWINGTON,  Columbia University Alum
CIARA LILY KEANE,  Columbia University Alum
TOMMY SONG,  Columbia University Alum
 
1:00pm - 2:15pm
**LUNCH BREAK **
 
2:30pm - 4:00pm
ATTENDING TO THE LEGACIES AND AFTERLIVES OF SLAVERY: AMEND THE 13TH AND REPARATIONS
FLORES FORBES,  Columbia University
KATHERINE FRANKE,  Columbia University
KENDALL THOMAS,  Columbia University
RINALDO WALCOTT,  University of Toronto
 
4:15pm - 6:00pm
THE MOVEMENT FOR BLACK LIVES
CHARLENE CARRUTHERS,  Chicago Center for Leadership and Transformation
BARBARA RANSBY,  University of Illinois at Chicago
ANDREA J.  RITCHIE,  Barnard Center for Research on Women
 
6:00pm - 7:15pm
**BREAK**

 
7:15pm - 8:00pm
POETRY READING 
TONGO EISEN-MARTIN,  California & American Book Awards winner


Friday, September 27, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm

 “LEADERSHIP FOR A LIBERATORY FUTURE” 
LUNCHEON ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH ATLANTIC FELLOWS FOR RACIAL EQUITY

This roundtable will feature Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity and focus on how models of leadership are evolving as organizers, artists, and scholars
think more expansively about liberation for Black people, particularly within the contexts of South Africa and the U.S.

Dr. Sebabatso Monoeli (Moderator), Director of Strategy Programmes
Dylan Valley, Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker and Educator
Cedric Brown, Chief Foundation Officer, Kapor Center
Regina Holloway, Senior Program Manager, the Policing Project at New York University School of Law
 


Event Location:  
Columbia University’s Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027
(Entrance at Wein Gate mid-block on 116street between Amsterdam & Morningside Drive)

The symposium is sponsored by:
African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, Columbia University
Africana Studies Department, Barnard College
Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity
Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University *
Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, Columbia University

* Project funded by the Ford Foundation