Date: February 21, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm  to  5:00 pm

A panel featuring the director and screenwriter of the Oscar-nominated film “Loving” will discuss the 1967 Supreme Court ruling in Loving v. Virginia, which struck down laws banning interracial marriage. UT history professor Jacqueline Jones and Syracuse University law professor Kevin Noble Maillard will join director Jeff Nichols to examine the historical origins of anti-miscegenation laws in the United States and the struggles to overturn them.

The event is sponsored by the Institute for Historical Studies in the History Department at the University of Texas. More information online, or contact

Location: University of Texas at Austin campus, CLA 1.302B, Julius Glickman Conference Center (first floor, CLA Building)