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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005

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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States

October 2018

Monumental Histories

October 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A on the challenges of historical memory and memorialization from different sites around the world, including early twentieth-century France, early modern and postwar Germany, and contemporary South Africa and China. The purpose of the panel is to provide broader global and historical contexts for situation on-going campus debates surrounding the issue of Silent Sam.

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April 2019

Walls: Global Histories of Borders and Barriers

April 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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"Walls" is a panel discussion and Q&A session on state boundary enforcement from a variety of different global spaces and times, including the Great Wall of China, Roman city walls, the Berlin Wall, Israel's border walls, and the US-Mexico border wall. The purpose of this panel is to provide comparative global historical contexts for thinking through current domestic debates surrounding the proposed expansion of the US-Mexico border wall. Watch a video of this event here.

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