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Zoom

Event Website

http://www.belmont.edu/liberal-arts/humanities_symposium/index.html

Presentation Type

Presentation

Start Date

29-9-2020 2:00 PM

End Date

29-9-2020 2:50 PM

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Washington University sociologist David Cunningham will explore the dimensions of division and dialogue, place and space in relation to historical and contemporary racial violence. With an eye on ongoing struggles over the memorialization of the racialized past through monuments and the commemorative landscape in America, Dr. Cunningham will discuss how the legacies of racial injustice continue to invade and inform our spaces, discourses, and worldviews.

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Introduction by Dr. Christopher Born

Moderated by Dr. Maggie Monteverde

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Sep 29th, 2:00 PM Sep 29th, 2:50 PM

The Weight of the Past: Engaging Legacies of White Supremacy and Racial Injustice

Zoom

Washington University sociologist David Cunningham will explore the dimensions of division and dialogue, place and space in relation to historical and contemporary racial violence. With an eye on ongoing struggles over the memorialization of the racialized past through monuments and the commemorative landscape in America, Dr. Cunningham will discuss how the legacies of racial injustice continue to invade and inform our spaces, discourses, and worldviews.

https://repository.belmont.edu/humanities_symposium/2020/2020/2