Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Conference

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Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Conference
Hollins University, Roanoke, Va.
April 12-14, 2018

We look forward to seeing you all here in Roanoke in April for the spring meeting of Universities Studying Slavery (USS)We will be reaching out to many of you about participating in discussions and panels at the event. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or ideas.

Schedule

Registration

Registration for the conference is free, and includes a light breakfast on Friday, April 13 only. Conference attendees are responsible for transportation, lodging, and additional meals.

Registration form

Hotel Information

Rooms are being held at a special conference rate of $73 plus taxes/fees at the Country Inn & Suites, 7860 Plantation Road, Roanoke, VA, 24019. (1-866-238-4218). To receive this rate, make your reservation by April 1 and mention “USS Conference at Hollins University” when making your reservation.

Rooms are also being held at a special conference rate of $129 plus taxes/fees at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Roanoke North, 7944 Plantation Road, Roanoke, VA 24019. (1-540-362-4200) To receive this rate, make your reservation by March 23 and mention “Hollins University Conference.”

Other Roanoke Hotels

Travel

Hollins University is located on U.S. Route 11, just off Interstate 81 at Exit 146. Our address for GPS and online map sites is 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke VA 24020. 

Directions and maps

Free parking will be available on-site.

Contact Information:

Maryke Barber
Conference Registration Information
Public Services and Arts Liaison Librarian
540.362.6592
mbarber@hollins.edu

Hollins Heritage Committee
Jon Bohland
Chair, Hollins Heritage Committee
540.362.6584
jbohland@hollins.edu

Idella Glenn
Special Advisor on Inclusivity and Diversity
540.362.6587
glennig@hollins.edu