What do statues commemorating Confederate leaders mean? Why did the University of Texas decided to remove them? And why has the issue been so controversial? Panelists include Walter L. Buenger, UT professor and Chief Historian, Texas State Historical Association; Peniel E. Joseph, UT professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy; Ben Wright, Associate Director for Communication at UT’s Briscoe Center for American History; and moderator Jacqueline Jones, UT professor and Chair of the Department of History.
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Location: Garrison Hall (GAR 4.100), University of Texas, Austin