[THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED]
One-Day Symposium: Sacred Ground; Reflections on the African American Legacy
Saturday, Oct. 20; 10am-5pm
This symposium gathers the varied voices of nationally recognized experts to address topics on the history and culture of the African-American community in the United States. As a complement to the exhibition, “Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park” presenters will reflect on such topics as Coral Gables’ Bahamian community, cemetery representation and aesthetics, religious practices in cemeteries, Critical Race Theory and more.
Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by sending an email with the subject: “One-Day Symposium” to Dayana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members and Students: $25; Non-Members: $50
- Seth Bramson, Professor, Barry University, Miami, Florida. Historian, author & senior collector of Florida East Coast Railway, Florida transportation memorabilia, Miami memorabilia and Floridiana in America.
- Marvin Dunn, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
- Andrea Jean Queeley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies, Florida International University, Miami Florida
- Darrell D. Jackson, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Law, University of Wyoming, Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
- Chanelle N. Rose, PhD., Associate Professor, Department of History and Coordinator, Africana Studies Program, Rowan University, New Jersey
- Mrs. Enid C. Pinkney, President of the Historic Hampton House Community Trust
- Donald Spivey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
$10 for Museum Members & $20 for non-members