Symposium: Public Memory & Tampa’s Forgotten Black Cemeteries

Dr. Julie Nelson presented on Tampa’s forgotten cemeteries and public memory in the latest Honors symposium. She focused on Zion, a black cemetery just north of UT’s campus that was paved over to make space for shops, roadways, and Robles Park Village. Although the headstones were removed, the bodies were not. Dr. Nelson is AssistantContinue reading “Symposium: Public Memory & Tampa’s Forgotten Black Cemeteries”

Coffee Conversation – Katie Watson’s Scarlet A

Roughly 15 Honors students joined the Honors Program Co-Directors, Dr. Tillman and Dr. Cragun, to discuss Katie Watson’s book, Scarlet A, on September 21st. The book discusses the ethics, law, and politics of abortion. The students discussed a variety of issues for the first 30 minutes and then were joined by the author for anContinue reading “Coffee Conversation – Katie Watson’s Scarlet A”