Movements & Migrations Conference


October 18-19, 2018

Detailed Schedule

Hotel and parking information at the bottom of this page

On October 18-19, Wake Forest University will host “Movements and Migrations:  A Conference on The Engaged Humanities,” sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The conference will explore the implications and applications of the academic humanities in public contexts and will build on and highlight the recent curricular innovations of several Wake Forest humanities faculty who have taught Mellon-funded engaged humanities courses.

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Leigh Anne Wray ~ 336.758.5312

Wake Forest University Panelists

Lisa Blee Associate Professor, Department of History
Justin Catanoso Professor of the Practice, Journalism Program
Miles Silman Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Professor of Conservation Biology
Director, Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
David Phillips Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Humanities and
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Mark Rabil Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Director of Innocence and Justice Clinic; School of Law
Penny Sinanoglou Assistant Professor, Department of History
Ulrike Wiethaus Professor of Religion and American Ethnic Studies
 Sponsored by

Hotel Information

Graylyn International Conference Center*
1900 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem NC 27106
1.22 miles (3 minutes)
(special rate of $199/night available only by contacting Leigh Anne Wray)

Brookstown Inn*
200 Brookstown Avenue
Winston-Salem NC 27101
336-725-1120 or 800-845-4262
4.39 miles (10 minutes)
(Special rate for WFU visitors)

Courtyard by Marriott University*
3111 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
1.67 miles (5 minutes)
(Special rate for WFU visitors)

Courtyard by Marriott Hanes Mall
1600 Westbrook Plaza Drive
Winston-Salem NC, 27103
5.7 miles (12 minutes)
(Special rate of $109/night for WFU visitors available only by contacting the hotel directly instead of using the hotel’s nationwide reservations system)

*Limited availability as of September 4

Parking Information

Parking will be reserved on Davis Field; all conference events will be held in the Benson University Center.  Please see the campus map for assistance.