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Department Faculty and Students to Present at History of Slavery at UGA Symposium


Dr. Emily Sahakian and departmental students Daja Rice and Caroline Caden will be presenting at the History of Slavery Symposium on Recognition, Reconciliation, and Redress. The program will feature presentations and performances that seek to recognize, reconcile, and redress the historical and contemporary impacts of slavery at the University of Georgia and in Athens, Georgia.

This virtual symposium will be a space for a conversation among a broad group of people and organizations interested in exploring racial justice within and beyond the University of Georgia community.

Their presentations will take place this weekend, May 1 @ 1-2pm during Session 11, From Archives to Performance: The Meaning of Slavery. Free registration here:

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