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Lemon Project Symposium

The next Lemon Project Spring Symposium will take place on Friday, March 26-Saturday, March 27, 2021.
 
If you aren't on our mailing list, but would like to join, you can sign up by clicking here: http://eepurl.com/dJSv0o

 

Special thanks to our sponsors: Arts & Sciences General Fund; Special Collections Research Center, William & Mary Libraries; The Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History; All Together Williamsburg; Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists.  


CANCELED- March 2020-The 10th Annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium Program

You can view panel descriptions here and participant biographies here.  

You can view a pdf of the program here.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Thursday events will take place at Historic Campus, near the Wren Building, located at 111 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

5:30 p.m., Historic Campus                          
Dinner and Conversations            
                                                                                                 
6:30 p.m., Historic Campus
Slave Dwelling Project Campfire Conversation

Lemon Project Symposium attendees are welcome to take part in the Slave Dwelling Project dinner and conversation without participating in the Slave Dwelling Project Overnight Stay.

9:00 p.m.-8:00 am, Sir Christopher Wren Building          
Slave Dwelling Project Overnight                   
The number of people we can accommodate is very limited for the Slave Dwelling Project Overnight Stay, and participants must register at http://forms.wm.edu/44603.

Friday, March 20, 2020

All events will be held at the School of Education.

9:30 a.m., School of Education                            
Check-In Begins  
                                    
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Dogwood      
“Slave Dwelling Project: 10 Years Later”                                                   

11:15 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  2 concurrent panels

Panel 1. "Not Everybody Knows My Name: Negotiating Identities for Black Women"     
  • Location: Dogwood                                              
Panel 2. “Institutional Stages: Black Women Claiming their Voices, Defending their Spaces”
  • Location: Holly 
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.   
Lunch

Greetings by Provost Peggy Agouris

 
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.            2 concurrent panels

Panel 3. “Revolutions, Resistance, and Writing”                        
  • Location: Dogwood
Panel 4. “The Fight for Civil Rights”
  • Location: Holly
3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.            2 concurrent panels   
     
Panel 5. “Using Digital Humanities”                                         
  • Location: Dogwood
Panel 6. “Mutual Aid and Racial Uplift”
  • Location: Holly
4:15 to 5:30 p.m. 

Conference Break and Dinner on Your Own

5:30 p.m., Concourse

Light refreshments available

6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Matoaka Woods, School of Education          

BUILDING A VOCAL COMMUNITY® with Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell                                                                        

Saturday, March 21, 2020

All events will be held at the School of Education

The Holly room features tables with community and campus organizations today.

8:00 a.m.-8:50 a.m., School of Education Concourse           
Continental Breakfast and Check-In                

8:50 a.m.-9:00 a.m., Matoaka Woods           
Welcome by President Katherine A. Rowe                                            

9:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Matoaka Woods           
Plenary Panel: “Entering the Past: The Daily Experience of Black Women Interpreters” 
 
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   2 concurrent panels

Panel 7. "Black Women's Cultural Impacts"                        
  • Location: Matoaka Woods
Panel 8. “Living in the Layers: Reimagining Church at St. Martin’s, Williamsburg”       
  • Location: Dogwood
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Matoaka Woods      

Lunch       
Jacquelyn McLendon speaks on her book Building on the Legacy: African Americans at William & Mary, followed by a book signing in Holly.                                                           

1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.    2 concurrent panels
Panel 9. "Slavery, Community, and Resistance”                         
  • Location: Matoaka Woods
Panel 10. “Branch Out Alternative Break Panel featuring William & Mary undergraduates”                                 
  • Location: Dogwood
2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.   2 concurrent panels

Panel 11. “Family, Relationships and History”
  • Location: Matoaka Woods                                                        
Panel 12. “Four Centuries of Mobility and Movement”                          
  • Location: Dogwood
3:45 pm, Matoaka Woods                      

Brief Remarks             

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Conference Break & Dinner on your Own                                  

7:00 pm, Matoaka Woods                      

“Dance of the Orcas”

conceived, written, and directed bOmiyẹmi Artisia Green; choreographed by Ann Mazzocca Bellecci; with live music by Alagbara 


For questions about The Lemon Project Symposium, email [[w|lemon]].

Click here a PDF of the Call for Proposals.