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April 20, 2017 – “Faith, Family and Freedom in the Maryland Jesuit Slave Community”

Professor of history and Working Group member Adam Rothman participates in Sotterley Plantation's Slave Cabin Dedication Weekend when he speaks about "Faith, Family [...]

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April 6, 2017 – Exploring Georgetown University’s Slave Past

New York Times writer Rachel Swarns moderates a conversation with Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of history at Georgetown University, a member of Georgetown's [...]

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March 30-31, 2017 – Georgetown Hosts Universities Studying Slavery Consortium

Georgetown hosts the spring 2017 meeting of Universities Studying Slavery (USS).

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March 24, 2017 – United Nations’ Remember Slavery Programme

A delegation of descendants, Georgetown staff and students attend the commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and [...]

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March 3, 2017 – Harvard Conference on “Universities and Slavery: Bound by History”

Working group member and professor of history Adam Rothman participates in a panel discussion at Harvard University entitled "Slavery and Universities Nationally" along [...]

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February 24-25, 2017 – Black Movement Dance Theater’s 35th Anniversary Performance “Defiance”

A grant from the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation helps fund a short documentary about the founding of Black Movement Dance [...]

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February 16, 2017 – The Forum on the Future of Higher Education

Joe Ferrara, chief of staff in the Office of the President at Georgetown University, briefs the Forum on the Future of Higher Education [...]

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February 13, 2017 – Mellon Grant Helps University Advance Racial Justice Recommendations

A $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation was given to Georgetown to help carry out its commitment to produce scholarship [...]

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February 10, 2017 – Latin Letter Hackathon for Georgetown Slavery Archive

A team in the Classics Department produced a transcription and translation of a letter written in Latin—preserved by Georgetown’s Lauinger Library—for the Georgetown [...]

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February 7, 2017 – Georgetown Alumni Club of Portland Hosts Rev. Matthew Carnes, S.J.

Working group member and associate professor of government Rev. Matthew Carnes, S.J., speaks to alumni about the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and [...]

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