The Department of History's 2012 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series features speakers, panels, classes and other events on the theme of Truth and Reconciliation, History and Justice. For more information, see the Feinberg Lecture Series website.
The panel discussion "Is the U.S. Ready for Truth and Reconciliation?" will feature talks by the following speakers:
Adjoa A. Aiyetoro - Founding Director, University of Arkansas Little Rock Institute on Race and Ethnicity
"Continuing Consequences of Slavery and Jim Crow: Building the Bridge We Must Cross for Truth and Reconciliation"
Soffiyah Elijah - Executive Director, Correctional Association of New York
"Does the U.S. Criminal Justice System Allow for Truth and Reconciliation?"
Liz Ševčenko - Director, Guantánamo Public Memory Project, Columbia University
"Remembering Guantánamo: Confonting Our Permanent State of Exception"