Thursday, April 5

Allen at Lifelong Learning

Please join the Sewanee Seminars for Lifelong Learning at noon, Thursday, April 5, in Lower Cravens, 435 Kentucky Ave., for a presentation by Jody Allen, Ph.D., visiting professor of History at the University of the South. She will present a program on “Slavery and the University: A Moment Long Past Due.”
Allen comes to Sewanee from the College of William & Mary where she directed the “Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation.” This project is a multifaceted and dynamic attempt to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African-Americans by the College through action or inaction. Her research interests cover the U.S. Civil War through the long Civil Rights Movement focusing on Black Agency. Her current manuscript considers the consequences of and responses to the 1902 Virginia constitution revisions that disfranchised most African American males.
Please join us for this timely, important presentation from noon until 1 p.m. Annual membership is $12, individual sessions $2. Cookies and beverages are available at no charge.
For more information contact Stephen Burnett at 598-5479.