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1619-Present - The Many Consequences of Slavery (series)
Thursdays, 10:00–11:30am October 22 – December 3 No lecture on November 26 Online $35/series or $10/day pass “The goal of The 1619 Project, a major initiative from The New York Times … is to reframe American history by considering what it would mean to regard 1619 as our nation’s birth year. Doing so requires us to place the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are as a country.” Editor’s Note - Jake Silverstein. 1619 Project. The New York Times, August 18, 2019, pp. 4-5. The presentations will address the impact of this perspective on our understanding of American history, and the educational, socioeconomic, political, cultural and health dimensions of U.S. society. Further, the OLLI 1619 subcommittee encourages each lecture session attendee to formulate a personal action plan to help resolve the historic dilemmas that will be discussed during the lecture series. Please consider actions that you might take that will have national, state, local and personal significance. This lecture series was planned by: Faye Askew-King, Michael Chappell, Dick Chase, Jerry Gardner, Beverley Geltner, Sue Mudrick, Paula Rich, Toni Stokes Jones, June Swartz, and Betty Brown-Chappell and Craig Ramsay (co-chairs). A link to OLLI's 1619 Lecture Series brochure is available, see: https://www.olli-umich.org/sites/default/files/files/downloads/ThLS%232%20Brochure%202020-2021%20Final%20-%20Updated.pdf A link to The 1619 Project Interactive Magazine can be found here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html A resources list put together by the OLLI 1619 subcommittee is available, see: https://www.olli-umich.org/sites/default/files/files/downloads/1619%20Project%20%20Resource%20List%20Oct.%201.pdf Lectures, Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:30 am: • October 22nd: The Cost of Historical Injustice, 1619 to Today - David Goldberg, Ph.D. • October 29th: And And Still We Rise: Increasing the Educational Access and Opportunity for Underrepresented Students - Joetta Mial, Ph.D., Carla O’Connor Ph.D. • November 5th: Racial Wealth Gaps: Historical Precedents and Present Consequences - Trina R. Shanks, Ph.D. • November 12th: Reconstruction and the 1619 Project - Pamela Brandwein, Ph.D. • November 19th: African American Music and its contribution to the American Musical Landscape - Louise Toppin, Ph.D. • December 3rd: Black Maternal & Infant Mortality: What’s History Got to do With It? – Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D. Lunch Bunch Discussions Lunch Bunch OLLI Commons sessions for discussion follow each of the lectures in the Thursday Morning Lecture Series. These discussion and personal reflection sessions are free—no registration required. Each discussion and reflection session will be led by a member of the sub-committee that created the lecture series. The sessions start at noon. Lunch Bunch Zoom Meeting ID: 955 7490 2503 Lunch Bunch: Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/95574902503 Lunch Bunch: Audio only dial: 1-312-626-6799 Follow this link for more information on the Lunch Bunch OLLI Commons sessions: https://www.olli-umich.org/olli-commons#OLLICommons-LunchBunch
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Series 2 - 1619-Present - The Many Consequences of Slavery
Date(s) : 10/22/2020 - 12/03/2020
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $35.00
Event Status : COMPLETED