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Historical Perspectives on Charlottesville: Heritage, Hate, History and Memory

Recent events in Charlottesville, Va. reignited our ongoing national debate over racism, public monuments and the legacies of the Confederacy. In this panel, experts on the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement and the politics of commemoration share their perspectives on the current controversy and situate Charlottesville within broader historical and cultural contexts.


Jason Phillips, Eberly Professor of Civil War Studies

Krystal Frazier, Assistant Professor of History

Rhonda Reymond, Associate Professor of Art History

Joshua Arthurs, Associate Professor of History


Department of History, Department of English, Department of Political Science, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies Program, Center for Black Culture and Research