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VIRTUAL - Archaeology in the time of Black Lives Matter

June 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

This is an online event.

A panel discussion, facilitated by Maria Franklin & Justin Dunnavant.
With Alexandra Jones, Alicia Odewale & Tsione Wolde-Michael.
Chaired by Ayana Flewellen

Where does archaeology sit in relation to Black Lives Matter and how might we find ways
to engage with the insights and challenges of this moment in our archaeological practice?
How do we move beyond statements of solidarity against anti-Black racism
and towards making sustainable systemic changes in the discipline? And what might that
change look like?

This panel discussion gathers notable scholars from different sectors and
backgrounds who bring diverse experiences and interests to the topic of archaeology in
the time of Black Lives Matter. Themes we hope to touch on include personal and
scholarly activism and forms of solidarity; pedagogical and curricular strategies; capacity
building and community engagement; and how we might diversify and critically rethink
research themes and the presentation of archaeological heritages.

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Registration is open until we reach capacity, or until 3.00pm EDT on 25th June.

This panel will be held using Zoom. You will need to download the Zoom software ahead of the event. We will email you the meeting link 30 minutes before the start time.

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June 25, 2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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