The Lynching of Ed Johnson in Chattanooga: A Critical Discussion of the History of Racial Violence in the U.S.
Who was Ed Johnson? (Documentary Screening)
When: Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 4pm (Central Time)
Where: Gailor Auditorium, University of the South
The Lynching of Ed Johnson in Historical Perspective (Lecture)*
When: Monday, September 17 @ 5pm (Eastern Time)
Where: Derthick Hall, Room 101, UT Chattanooga
The Legacy of Lynching in American Life (Lecture)
When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 @ 4:30pm (Central Time)
Where: Convocation Hall, University of the South
All events are free and open to the public and will be live-streamed on the UTC History Department and the Sewanee Project websites.
*UTC’s Department of History and the Africana Studies program are pleased to welcome 2010 Lillian Smith Book Award recipient and Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist Dr. Amy Wood of Illinois State University to deliver the 5th annual Africana Studies Lecture on Monday, September 17, at 5pm (Eastern Time) in Derthick Hall 101. Free and open to the public, Professor Wood’s talk will present a historical perspective on the 1906 lynching of Ed Johnson. Questions may be directed to event organizer Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel at Susan-Eckelmann@utc.edu or (423) 425-5621. Attendees in need of accommodations are invited to contact UTC’s Disability Resource Center at 423-425-4006.
Sponsored by the Project on Slavery, Race, & Reconciliation at the University of the South, the UTC History Department and Africana Studies Program, and the Ed Johnson Project, Dr. Wood’s UTC campus talk is part of a 3-day lecture series.