Rhodes′ Memphis Center to Present Free, Public Conference on “From Civil War to Civil Rights”

Rhodes’ Memphis Center will present a two-day conference titled “From Civil War to Civil Rights: Race, Region and the Making of Public Memory” Friday, Feb. 28, and Saturday, March 1.

Bringing together an unparalleled group of historians, writers, teachers and artists, this conference explores the ways that the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the intervening years have shaped America’s understandings of race, region, the South, citizenship and identity.

Free and open to the public.