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Abolishing Slavery in the Atlantic World: The 'Underground Railroad' in the Americas, Africa, and Europe. Sponsored by The Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region.

Date: Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Time: 8:15 am

Duration: 9 hours, 30 minutes

Location: Troy Campus - Buchman Pavilion, Bush Memorial Hall, Gurley Hall + Education Building

For more information, visit: http://www.ugrworkshop.com.

Abolishing Slavery in the Atlantic World: The 'Underground Railroad' in the Americas, Africa, and Europe. Sponsored by The Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region.

Workshops, Exhibits, Vendors, and more

Speakers

Franklin Knight, PhD – Of Slavery & Abolition: Perspectives from the World of the Slaves

Tony Burroughs – Heritage Preservation through Genealogical Research

MaryNell Morgan, PhD – Heritage Preservation through Music

Miki Conn – Heritage Preservation through Storytelling

Schedule

  • 8:15am - Registration Opens (Buchman Pavilion)
  • 9:00am - Welcome, Keynote (Bush Memorial)
  • 10:30am - Workshop Session 1 (Gurley & Education Bldg.)
  • 11:45am - Lunch (The Agie / Multi-Purpose Room)
  • 1:00pm - Keynote Panel (Bush Memorial)
  • 2:15pm - Workshop Session 2 (Gurley & Education Bldg.)
  • 3:45pm - Workshop Session 3 (Gurley & Education Bldg.)
  • 5:15pm - Closing (Bush Memorial)

All daytime programming to be held at Russell Sage College – 65 First St., Troy, NY 12180

Walk-in registrations will be accepted at all weekend events. Please complete one registration for EACH guest who will attend, including spouses and children. For pricing and registration options, please visit http://www.ugrworkshop.com