Category: Lecture

Genna Rae McNeil to Deliver the Stone Center’s Annual Dr Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture

Genna Rae McNeil, Professor Emerita of History at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and a scholar of African-American and U.S. Constitutional history, will deliver the 2021 Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone Lecture on November 9, 2021, 7:00PM at the Stone Center. Prof. McNeil is widely known for her American Bar Association prize-winning Groundwork: […]

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Charlie Cobb to deliver the 2021 African American History Month Lecture

Register here Distinguished journalist, educator and activist Charles E. Cobb will deliver the 2021 African American History Month Lecture on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Cobb is a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists. As a field secretary with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Mississippi from 1962-1967, Cobb […]

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Joe Trotter to deliver the 2021 Diaspora Lecture

Joe W. Trotter, Jr. will deliver the 2021 Diaspora Lecture on Thursday, February 4 at 3:30pm EST via Zoom. He will discuss his latest publication Workers on Arrival: Black Labor and the Making of America. Dr. Trotter is the Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice and Founder and Director of the Center for Africanamerican […]

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The 1619 Collective Memory(ies) Project

This fall, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, working with other campus and community organizations, will sponsor a groundbreaking project on history and cross-cultural collective memory(ies). This interdisciplinary project will shed new light on the history of the arrival of the first group of enslaved Africans to an English-speaking colony in what […]

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Stone Center to commemorate Frederick Douglass bicentennial

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will host Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. a direct descendant of Frederick Douglass, on Monday, April 23 at 7pm. He will be joined by Robert Benz, the executive director of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI). Morris is the great-great-great grandson of Douglass as well as […]

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14th Annual African American History Month Lecture

Dr. Gerald Horne will deliver the fourteenth annual UNC at Chapel Hill African American History Month Lecture on Wednesday, the 21st of February at 7p.m. Horne currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. Dr. Horne’s research spans a broad range of subjects […]

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