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What We Don’t Talk About

On Wednesday, September, 21 at 7pm, the University of Tennessee will present “WHAT WE DON’T TALK ABOUT – THE DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY AND THE TRAUMATIZATION OF AMERICA.” The Chancellor’s Honors and Haslam Scholars Programs are co-sponsoring this event and will offer Becker Seminar and lecture credit for CHP and HSP students in attendance.

The following morning, Thursday September 22nd at 8:00 a.m., both programs are hosting noted speaker, writer and consultant Mark Charles for an intimate gathering in the Honors Seminar Room (HBC 118)  Students from the CHP and HSP will have an opportunity to meet with Mr. Charles to discuss issues related to his talk and other current events.  Breakfast will be provided.

Students interested in attending the breakfast should complete the form below. Space is limited to the first 20 students.


Adapted from flyer: Mark Charles is a dynamic and though-provoking public speaker, writer, and consultant who serves as the Washington DC correspondent and regular columnist for Native News Online. He is the author of the popular blog, Reflections from the Hogan. The son of an American (of Dutch heritage) woman and a Navajo ma, he speaks with insight into the complexities of American history regarding race, culture, and faith in order to help forge a path of healing and conciliation for the nation.