This panel, commemorating the Ell Persons lynching, will address new developments in the study of lynching and its relationship to cultural expression. Themes include black women and lynching, the theatre and lynching as cultural performance, photography, and the lynching of Latinos in California.
Richard Lou, University of Memphis
Maisha Akbar, Fort Valley State University
Ken Gonzales-Day, Scripps College
Moderator: Dr. LaDrica Menson Furr, Director of African-American Studies, University of Memphis
Organized by Earnestine Jenkins and Richard Lou in collaboration with Crosstown Arts