Feb 10

Convocation with Christy Coleman

Fri, February 10, 2023 • 10:50am - 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel

With a career spanning over 35 years, Christy S. Coleman has served as the Chief Executive Officer of some of the nation’s most prominent museums. She’s a tireless advocate for the power of museums, narrative correction, diversity and inclusiveness. Ms. Coleman is an innovator and leader in the museum field having held leadership roles at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and the American Civil War Museum. She now serves as the Executive Director of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.

Ms. Coleman is the recipient of numerous awards for her decades of impact, including three Honorary Doctorates. In 2018, Time Magazine named her one of the 31 People Changing the South and in 2019, Worth Magazine named her one of 29 Women Changing the World. She’s written numerous articles, is an accomplished screenwriter, public speaker and has appeared on several national news and history programs.

She served as the historical consultant for the award-winning film Harriet and Showtime’s Good Lord Bird. She’s most recently appeared in award winning documentaries, GrantAbraham LincolnBlack Patriots: Civil War Heroes, Neutral Ground, and When The Monuments Came Down.

If you cannot attend this Convocation in person, you are invited to join us via Zoom webinar.
When: Feb 10, 2023 10:50 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Convocation with Christy Coleman

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Event Contact: Noel Ponder

Event Summary

Convocation with Christy Coleman
  • When
    • Friday, February 10, 2023
    • 10:50am - 11:50am (1h)
  • Where
    • Skinner Memorial Chapel
  • Mode
    • In-Person
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  • Intended For: General Public, Students, Faculty, Staff, Alums, Prospective Students, Families
  • Categories: Lecture/Panel

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