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One-Day Symposium: “Sacred Ground”

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

One-Day Symposium: “Sacred Ground”

Community Meeting Room

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, 10am to 6pm

This event will gather nationally-recognized experts to talk about different topics concerning the history and culture of the African American community in the US. Presenters will be addressing the presence of a Bahamian community in Coral Gables; cemetery representation and aesthetics; and religious practices in cemeteries, among other topics of relevance to the exhibition, Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery on view through November 6, 2018 at the Coral Gables Museum.

 

Keynote Speaker: Donald Spivey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Confirmed Panelists:

  • 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., Associate 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
  • Paul George, PhD. Resident Historian, HistoryMiami Museum
  • Mrs. Enid C. Pinkney, President of the Historic Hampton House Community Trust

$10 for Museum Members & $20 for non-members

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Phone:
(305) 603-8067
Website:
http://www.coralgablesmuseum.org/

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(305) 603-8067
Website:
http://www.coralgablesmuseum.org/