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Religion in the Civil Rights Movement

A conference organized by Albert Raboteau, Religion

Location: McCormick 101

Date/Time: 04/02/09 at 8:00 pm - 04/04/09 at 6:30 pm

All events will be held at McCormick 101, except the Martin Luther King, Jr. Service, which will be held at Murray-Dodge Hall.

Thursday, April 2, 8:00 pm
Welcoming remarks by Albert Raboteau
Opening Address, David Wills
Reception Following Opening Address;
Friday, April 3
8:00 am - 9:00am, Continental Breakfast;
9:00am -€11:30am, Panel 1 - Representation and Memory
Lawrie Balfour, "Politics of Memory"
Vincent Harding, "Story: Interviewing Veterans of Hope"
Valerie Smith, "Iconic Images and Narratives of the Movement";
11:30am - 11:45am, Coffee Break;
11:45am - 12:30pm, Response and Discussion
Response by Anne Cheng;
2:00pm - 3:30pm, Panel 2 - (Re)Defining the "Movement"
Wallace Best, "Joseph H. Jackson, Another View"
Lance Hill, "Deacons for Defense and Armed Self-Defense"Â?
Fredrick Harris, "Religion and African-American Political Activism";
3:30pm - 3:45pm, Coffee Break;
3:45pm - 4:30pm, Response and Discussion Response by Joshua Guild;
7:30pm Film "Boycott";
Saturday, April 4
8:00 am-9:00am, Continental Breakfast;
9:00am - 11:30am, Panel 3 - Democratizing Models of Leadership
Katherine Mellen Charron, "Septima Clark and Grassroots Citizenship Education: Re-thinking Women's Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement"
Dennis C. Dickerson, "William Stuart Nelson and the African-American Tradition of Non-violence"
Karen Jackson-Weaver, "Invisible Leadership and Faith";
11:30am - 11:45am, Break;
11:45am - 12:30pm, Response and Discussion
Response by Yolanda Pierce;
2:00pm - 3:30pm, Panel 4 - Local Legacies
Ernesto Cortes, TBA
Robert P. Moses, TBA
Hollis Watkins, "Community Empowerment in Mississippi"; 3:30pm - 3:45pm, Break;
3:45pm - 4:30pm, Response and Discussion
Response by Jeffrey Stout; 4:30pm - 5:15pm, Summary, Eddie Glaude, Jr, Imani Perry; 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Service, Murray Dodge Hall, The Rev. Dr. Alison L. Boden, The Rev. Deborah K. Blanks

Category: Conference

Department: CSR