Columbia University and Slavery

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Columbia University and Slavery

Monday, January 30, 2017, 4:00 p.m.Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This University event will present the findings of the Columbia University and Slavery project and a newly launched website housing its compiled research. Jordan Brewington, CC ’17 and Jared Odessky, CC ’15 will discuss their research and personal experiences contributing to the project.

Welcome: Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Introduction: Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderator: Christopher L. Brown, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of History and Director of the Society of Fellows, Columbia University in the City of New York  The event will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

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