P&SP Symposium 2019

2019 Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

   

4:00-4:15 pm | WELCOME

Dr. Wendell Pritchett, Provost of the University of Pennsylvania

            
4:15- 5:45 p.m | INTRODUCTION

William NoelDirector of the Kislak Center & the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies

| PLENARY ROUNDTABLE

Kathleen BrownDavid Boies Professor of History; Director of the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality & Women; Director of the Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania

Dorothy RobertsGeorge A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology; Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights; Professor of Africana Studies; Director of the Program on Race, Science & Society, University of Pennsylvania

Deirdre Cooper Owens, Associate Professor of History, Queens College, CUNY; Director for the Program in African American History, Library Company of Philadelphia

     

5:45- 6:45 pm | RECEPTION

     

Thursday, April 4, 2019

   

9:30- 10:00 am | REGISTRATION & COFFEE

   

10:00-11:15 am | SESSION 1

 Penn & Slavery Project Research Findings 
Research presentation by current undergraduate seminar students

  

11:15-11:30 am | COFFEE BREAK
   
11:30- 12:30 pm | SESSION 2:

Working on the Penn & Slavery Project: Current Research Areas, Strategies, and Ideas for the Future 

Moderator: Daniel Richter, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History; Richard S. Dunn Director of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Arielle Julia Brown, Cultural Planning Consultant for the Penn & Slavery Project; Public Programs Developer, Penn Museum 

Alexis Broderick Neumann, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow for the Penn & Slavery Project and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Paul Mitchell, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

VanJessica Gladney, Public History Fellow for the Penn & Slavery Project 

Breanna Moore, Independent Scholar

  

12:30-1:00 pm | SESSION 3:

Reimagining Penn’s History through Augmented Reality 

VanJessica Gladney, Public History Fellow for the Penn & Slavery Project

Laurie Allen, Director of Digital Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Paul Farber, Artistic Director of Monument Lab; Lecturer in Fine Arts/Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania

   

1:00-2:30 pm | LUNCH (provided)
    
2:30- 4:30 pm | SESSION 4:

Slavery and Medicine: What was Penn’s Role?

Moderator: Dorothy Roberts,George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology; Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights; Professor of Africana Studies; Director of the Program on Race, Science & Society, University of Pennsylvania

Daina Ramey Berry, Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin 

Sowande’ Mustakeem, Associate Professor of History and of African and African-American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis 

Rana Hogarth, Assistant Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Christopher Willoughby, Lapidus Center Postdoctoral Fellow, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

    
4:30- 5:30 pm | RECEPTION

 

For more details about the schedule and speakers:  https://prss.sas.upenn.edu/events/penn-and-slavery-symposium