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College of Liberal Arts
Jackson State University
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1400 J.R. Lynch Street
P.O. Box 17008
Jackson, MS 39217
USA

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Concurrent Session I

9:00-10:15 a.m.                                                            JSU Student Center Room 3210

Panel 1: Written, Phi Alpha Theta
Forced Labor

Law and Culture: Slavery in Colonial New York, 1625-1775
Levi Camden, Mississippi College:

Not Yet Free: Slavery and Servitude in Norman England
Addison Barton, Mississippi College

Gulags: Stalin’s Source of Industrialization and Political Control
Kelsey Powell, Mississippi College

Moderator: Lomarsh Roopnarine, Jackson State University


9:00-10:15 a.m.                                                            JSU Student Center Room 3241

Panel 2: Written, Phi Alpha Theta
Calls for Abolition

Friendship and Fiction: Elizabeth Gaskell’s Long-Distance
Advocacy
in the American Anti-Slavery Movement
Kristyn Drew, Mississippi College

Mobilizing for Liberation: British Abolition of the Slave Trade
Colby Cox, Mississippi College

Moderator: Stephanie Rolph, Millsaps College


9:00-10:15 a.m.                                                            JSU Student Center Room 3250

Panel 3: Written

Just Another Exhibit in a Great Big Zoo
Kaleb Cassidy, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

We Are the Progressive Phoenix
Christina Rambo, Jackson State University

The Image of Women
Miyah Westbrook, Jackson State University                      

Moderator: Johntia Jackson, Jackson State University


9:00-10:15 a.m.                                                            JSU Student Center Theater

Panel 4: Written

Scarlet Luna
Tylarr Jones, Tougaloo College

Southern In-Hospitality
Tyler Hurley, Jackson State University

Sealing the Fate, Beating the Odds: A True Southern Black Experience
Nakiya Beaman, Jackson State University

Liberating the 21st Century Conjure Woman
Kaelyn Conley, Jackson State University

Moderator: Laura Miller, Jackson State University