Symposium Agenda


9:00 a.m.  

Brief Introductions
Christie Warren 

Opening Remarks
Albie Sachs

9:15 a.m.   

Transitional Justice: What It Is & Why It Matters
David Tolbert

10:30 a.m. 

South Africa, Sierra Leone & Sri Lanka: Lessons Learned  
Yasmin Sooka

11:45 a.m. 

The Confederate Narrative in US History: Subversion of Post-Bellum Ideals of Human Dignity & Equal Respect for All
Peggy Cooper Davis

1:00 p.m. 

How Long Has This Been Going On? The Civil Rights Movement & Beyond
Walter Riley

2:15 p.m. 

Transitional Justice At Last: Asheville Forward
Keith Young

3:30 p.m.

A Journey to the Promised Land: The Importance of Memory
Dr. Rex Ellis

4:45 p.m. 

A Special Message from Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Read by Vivian Hamilton

5:00 p.m. 

Concluding Thoughts
Dean A. Benjamin Spencer, Dean of William and Mary Law School

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

Each session will include a 10-minute question and answer period.

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