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BLACK LIVES MATTERED THEN AND NOW: Slavery, Capitalism, and the Continuing...

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Bass Lecture Hall

LBJ School of Public Affairs University of Texas at Austin

2315 Red River Street

Austin, TX 78712

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This plenary gathers leading historians and public intellectuals of slavery and capitalism, race and democracy, and civil rights and social movements to dialogue about the historical roots of contemporary calls for racial justice.


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12:00PM - 12:30PM

Arrival - Light Lunch Served


SESSION ONE 2:15PM-2:15PM

Racial Capitalism and Human Rights: Reimagining Slavery in the Age of Black Lives Matter

  • DAINA R. BERRY - Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin

  • WALTER JOHNSON - Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Professor of History and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

  • PENIEL E. JOSEPH - Director, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, Professor History and Public Policy, University of Texas at Austin


BREAK 2:15PM - 2:30PM

Refreshments


SESSION TWO 2:30PM - 4:30PM

Black Lives, Democratic Matters: The World that Slavery Made

  • STEVEN HAHN - Professor of History, New York University

  • KENDRA FIELD - Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies, Tufts University

  • MANISHA SINHA - Draper Chair in American History, Professor of History, University of Connecticut


RECEPTION 4:30PM - 5:30PM



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