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October 2022

2022 Stone Memorial Lecture: Tamara Lanier

October 27, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 2022 Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Tamara Lanier, the great-great-great granddaughter of ‘Papa Renty’, whose image, aside from being an important record of the life of an enslaved individual, is the subject of one of the most important legal contests over the rights of descendants of enslaved persons in the United States. In 2019, Tamara Lanier filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts for the right to seek redress from Harvard University for emotional distress over a…

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February 2023

Stone Center Spring Gallery Exhibit Speaker Series: “If we must die…”

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Stone Center Spring (2023) gallery exhibit speaker series – “if we must die … we’ll fight to the end!: resistance and revolt aboard the slave ship” 2 February @ 6:00 pm: Stone Center Hitchcock Room | Spring Exhibition Opening – with Historian Marcus Rediker, Gallery Exhibit Speaker Series Marcus Rediker is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh. His “Histories From Below” have won numerous awards, including the George Washington Book Prize, and have been translated into…

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