American Monuments and Monument-Protection Laws

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2019
Friday, November 1st
8:45 AM

Welcome

Mary J. Davis, University of Kentucky

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Written in Stone—The Meaning of Public Monuments and Whether They Remain or Go

Sanford V. Levinson, University of Texas-Austin

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

9:50 AM

Time and Memorial: Monuments and the Creation of Public Histories

Vanessa Holden, University of Kentucky
Kathi Kern, University of Kentucky
Valeria Sinclair Chapman, Purdue University
Amy Murrell Taylor, University of Kentucky

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

9:50 AM - 11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Reckoning and Response: Anne Rice O’Hanlon’s Kentucky Mural and the University of Kentucky’s Response

Anastasia Curwood, University of Kentucky
Melynda Price, University of Kentucky

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

12:00 PM

Long Road to the Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Robert L. Wilkins, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:10 PM

History in the Courthouse Square: A Conversation with Former Lexington Mayor Jim Gray

Jim Gray

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

1:10 PM - 1:50 PM

2:10 PM

Confederate Monuments and the Attack on American Cities

Richard C. Schragger, University of Virginia

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

3:10 PM

Beyond Statues: Future Sites of Monument Conflict

Stephen Clowney, University of Arkansas
Zachary Bray, University of Kentucky

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM

4:00 PM

Closing Keynote

Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University

G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom, Law Building, University of Kentucky

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, November 2nd
9:00 AM

Walking Tour of Lexington Cemetery

Phil Maxson, Lex History Tours

Lexington Cemetery

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM