Visiting Scholar Lecture: Adam Rothman, Ph.D., "Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation at Jesuit Universities"

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 7:30pm
Arrupe Hall auditorium

How are American Jesuit colleges and universities addressing their deep shared historical ties to slavery? Join professor Adam Rothman, the Director of Georgetown University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Its Legacies, as he traces the Jesuit’s involvement in slavery in early American and the current efforts to reckon with that history at Georgetown and other Jesuit schools. This event is co-sponsored by the Georgetown Club of Kansas City and Jesuit Friends and Alumni Network-Kansas City. Copies of Rothman's book, "Facing Georgetown's History: A Reader on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation" will be available for sale at the reception following the talk. Please register here to reserve a seat in the auditorium.