april, 2017

13apr7:30 pm- 9:00 pm"Reckoning with the Past: Columbia University, Slavery, & Black Lives Matter" with Karl Jacoby

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Event Details

Karl Jacoby 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 reconcile 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: Higher and Postsecondary Education (Teachers College, Columbia University) The Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs at Teachers College

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Cowin Auditorium, 147 Horace Mann (Teachers College)

Cowin Auditorium, 147 Horace Mann (Teachers College)

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