When: Wednesday, July 15 / 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Removal of Confederate Monuments from Public Space (Society of Architectural Historians)

SAH presents part one of a two-part series on the removal of monuments from public spaces. Moderated by SAH Heritage Conservation Committee Chair Bryan Clark Green, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate/Director of Historic Preservation, Commonwealth Architects, Richmond, Virginia, the first panel brings together several subject matter experts who will engage in a discussion about the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces.

Michael Dickinson, PhD, Assistant Professor of History, Virginia Commonwealth University, author of the forthcoming Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680–1807

Zena Howard, FAIA, LEED AP, is Managing Director of the North Carolina practice of Perkins and Will. She is known for her success leading visionary and culturally-significant projects, such as the multi-firm, multi-stakeholder project she spearheaded for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lauranett L. Lee, PhD, Public History Consultant at L.L. Lee & Associates and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Richmond, former Curator of African American History at the Virginia Historical Society, and member of the Monument Avenue Commission

Burt Pinnock, FAIA, Chairman and Principal, Baskervill Architecture and Planning, Richmond, Virginia

Dell Upton, PhD, FSAH, Professor Emeritus, Art History Department, University of California, Los Angeles, and author of What Can and Can’t be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South.


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