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Humanities Salon Conversations – History and Memory

August 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

featuring “salonnière” Malinda Maynor Lowery, Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Study of the American South

Join Professor Lowery, author of The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle and Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation, in a small-group conversation about her recent article in The Washington Post: “Tom Cotton Wants to Save American History. But He Gets It All Wrong.”

The article is available here:

TUITION: Each conversation is $15.00. Due to the nature of this event, the discussion group size is limited to 14 participants.

Click here or call 919.962.1544 to register!


Humanities Salon Conversations

People have gathered since the 17th century for salon-style conversations on literature, history, politics, and the arts. A thoughtful, welcoming “salonnière” guides the discussion, and the participants offer their diverse perspectives on the issues that the salon explores. Building on this vital humanistic tradition, Carolina Public Humanities is offering a new Zoom series of small-group “Salon Conversations” about provocative newspaper and magazine articles. The conversations will often focus on short articles that UNC faculty have recently written on important public issues, and each salon will provide humanities-oriented analysis of important public issues. The series will evolve as current issues and debates evolve throughout the fall of 2020.


August 27, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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