Speakers

Veronica Jackson

Veronica Jackson is a conceptual visual artist with a text-based installation practice. Her work critically examines the visualization of gender and race in America, with a special focus on the portrayal, perception, and legacy of black women in popular media, both past and present.

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Caroline Janney

Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation

Caroline E. Janney is the John L. Nau III Professor of the American Civil War and Director of the John L. Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. She is the author of several books, including Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation.

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Sara E. Johnson

Molten Mud Murder

Sara E. Johnson, author of Molten Mud Murder, lives in Durham, N.C., with her husband and goldendoodle. She is a part-time educator and full time snooper. Molten Mud Murder, the first book in the Alexa Glock forensic mysteries, is set in wondrous New Zealand.

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Micah Jones

The Edge of Sex: Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture From the Margins

Micah Jones, coauthor of The Edge of Sex: Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture From the Margins, received a BA in English from UVA in 2016. He works in the publishing industry and volunteers to spread awareness about the impact of religion on LGBTQ+ rights.

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Ervin Jordan

The Founding of Thomas Jefferson’s University

Ervin Jordan, a contributor to The Founding of Thomas Jefferson’s University, is the research archivist at the University of Virginia’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. He is the author of three books and several articles.

Genre: Non-Fiction