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History is Now: What is America's Story?

Amna Nawaz moderates a conversation on cultural memory with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

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Informed Perspectives: God $ Green: An Unholy Alliance

March 4, 12–1:15 PM EST

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  • History is Now: What is America's Story?

    Amna Nawaz moderates a conversation on cultural memory with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

    Watch Here

  • March 4, 12–1:15 PM EST

    A virtual screening of the new documentary co-produced by Butlerfilms and the Religion, Race & Democracy Lab.

    Register Here

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Are Democrats connecting the dots on Trump’s role in the Capitol insurrection?

The Deliberative Media Lab's Lana Swartz weighs in.

 

The UVA Equity Center has announced that it will extend 2020 fellowships by one year, and welcome a new class of 2021 Fellows-in-Residence.

 

 
Co-Director Laurent Dubois discusses Political Turmoil in Haiti on France 24.

 

 

Deliberative Media Lab director Siva Vaidhyanathan and William Hitchcok's J-term course, "Democracy in Danger," engaged students.

Co-Director Melody Barnes discusses cabinet picks and possible responses to the events of January 6th with Kate Bolduan.

 

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