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Panel Discussion: Memorial to Enslaved Laborers @ UVA

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

The design of a new Memorial to Enslaved Laborers (MEL) on the grounds of the University of Virginia marks a critical moment to address the complex history of the University, slavery, and the country. It directly responds to a deep need to address an untold and uncomfortable history – one that is still very much a difficult, though necessary, national conversation on race. The goal of the Memorial is to create a physical place of remembrance and a symbolic acknowledgement of slavery and offers a place of learning and a place of healing.

The Memorial was designed as part of a collaboration between Howeler + Yoon Architects, Studio&, Gregg Bleam Landscape Architect, Eto Otitigbe, and had thoughtful input from many more. During this program, Alice Raucher and Mary Hughes (UVA Office of the Architect), Mabel Wilson (Studio&), and J. Meejin Yoon (Höweler + Yoon Architects) will discuss the unique process that made this project possible. Read more.

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Date:
August 12
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XjJuOqlTQtygwOf-ae0fGA

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AIA Virginia
Phone:
804-644-3041
Email:
info@aiava.org
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