Boston University Student-Faculty Forum: Learning from the Responses to The New York Times 1619 Project

Starts:
6:30 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Ends:
8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Location:
871 Commonwealth Ave, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium
URL:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2438609119751113/
Join us for the first Boston University Student-Faculty Forum of the academic year!

To kick-off the year, our esteemed faculty will discuss The New York Times' 1619 project, a major initiative marketing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery, and reactions to it.

The panelists include:

Paula C. Austin, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, CAS

Michelle Johnson, Associate Professor of the Practice, Journalism, COM

Nina Silber, Professor of History and American and New England Studies, CAS

Michael Holley, Associate Professor of the Professional Practice, Journalism, COM

Pizza and brownies will be served!

For more information on the 1619 Project: https://www.nytimes.com/1619