“Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America” Panel Discussion a Success – Text Readable

Participants and Attendees Enjoy Each Other’s Company.
Harris & Green
Trudier Harris (left) and Sharony Green (right)
From left to right: Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Trudier Harris, Sharony Green, and Lisa Ze-Winters

Approximately 100 people gathered at Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center last Tuesday (January 26) night to hear a panel presentation on the topic of Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America from Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of the New York Times bestseller Wench; Trudier Harris, Professor of English, The University of Alabama; Sharony Green, Assistant Professor of History, The University of Alabama; and Lisa Ze-Winters, Associate Professor of English, Wayne State University.

The event was co-sponsored by The University of Alabama’s New College and the Departments of History, English, and Gender and Race Studies, as well as the UA Crossroads Community Center, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Summersell Center for the Study of the South.

A podcast presentation of the event is currently in production and will be available shortly. The sponsors and organizers would like to extend their sincere appreciation to all those who attended and helped to make this event a success.