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Talks/Interviews

Historical marker, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, AL. Photograph by Julie Armstrong.

“Birmingham, Public Space, and the Difficult Journey of Justice.” Reclaiming Our Ancestors: Community Conversations about Racial Justice and Public History. University at Buffalo. 17-19 October 2017.

“Birmingham’s Kelly Ingram Park: Rust, Revision, Memory.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment.” Detroit, MI. 24 June 2017.

“Remembering Birmingham: The 1977 Trial of Robert ‘Dynamite Bob’ Chambliss.” Sarasota Women’s Interfaith Network, Largo Public Library, and Eckerd University. February 2017.

“’The History That’s Buried and Forgot’”: Images of Birmingham and Civil Rights Consensus Narratives.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Atlanta, GA. 27 September 2015.

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John Scott’s I Remember Birmingham (1997) at St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts

“Birmingham Stories: John Scott’s I Remember Birmingham in Context.” Museum of Fine Arts. St. Petersburg, FL 2 November 2015.

“Birmingham Stories: ’The History That’s Buried and Forgot.’” Mercer University. Macon, GA. 14 September 2015.

“’The History That’s Buried and Forgot’”: Images of Birmingham and Civil Rights Consensus Narratives.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Atlanta, GA. 27 September 2015.

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Detail from Joe Minter’s African Village in America: Memorial to Birmingham, 1963

“From Africa to Birmingham: The Art Gardens of Lonnie Holley and Joe Minter.” American Literature Association. Boston, MA. 23 May 2015.

“Jim Crow Old and New.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum. St. Petersburg, FL. 25 April 2015.

Stuck Rubber Baby and the Intersections of Civil Rights History.” Modern Language Association Conference.” Vancouver, British Columbia. 8 January 2015.

“Black Studies: From San Francisco to Xi’an.” Xi’an International Studies University. Xi’an, China. 6 November 2014.

“Literary Responses to Jim Crow.” Xi’an International Studies University. Xi’an, China. 5 November 2014.

“American Civil Rights Literature.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum. St. Petersburg, FL. 23 August 2014.

Julie Armstrong at Wordier Than Thou, 19 September 2014

Julie Armstrong at Wordier Than Thou, 19 September 2014

“Song for Viola.” Featured Speaker. Wordier Than Thou: Prose Open Mic. St. Petersburg, FL. 19 August 2014.

“Dark Memories in the Sunshine State: Racial Violence and Healing in Florida,” St. Petersburg Museum of History, St. Petersburg, FL  9 January 2014.

“Creative Responses to the Lynching of Mary Turner.” Women’s and Gender Studies Lecture Series. 13 September 2012.

Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching. St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading. 22 October 2011.

The Making of The Civil Rights Reader. Georgia Center for the Book. 18 February 2009.

“From Spirituals to Hip-Hop: The Roots of Spoken Word Poetry in African American Music and Literature.” Studio @ 620. St. Petersburg, FL.  9 March 2005.

“You Gotta Read This: Julie Buckner Armstrong’s The Civil Rights Reader.” Phillis Remastered Podcast Interview. 9 March 2010.