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June 2017

Tent Talk: The Changing Role of the Church in Society

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Rev. Joseph M. Amico, M.Div., Pastor, Tabernacle Congregational Church, speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. These approachable and relevant presentations by notable members of the community offer opportunities for visitors and residents alike to take a mid-day break for reflection and engagement. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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July 2017

Proctor’s Ledge Dedication

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Proctor’s Ledge, Pope Street
Salem, MA United States
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The memorial recognizing the execution site of 1692 will be formally dedicated at noon.

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Commemoration Ceremony for Rebecca Nurse

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rebecca Nurse Homestead, 149 Pine Street
Danvers, MA United States
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Commemoration Ceremony for the 325th anniversary of Rebecca Nurse's execution will include an informal reception followed by a brief ceremony in the Nurse burial ground.

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Proctor’s Ledge Symposium

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Part of the SSU Social Justice Institute, this panel comprises the team of scholars and experts who confirmed Proctor's Ledge as the site of the Salem Witch Trials executions. Expect a lively conversation on the significance and role of the new memorial.

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The Exonerated

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This superb 2005 documentary is also part of the SSU Social Justice Institute and dramatizes the true stories of six people who were wrongfully convicted, imprisoned for years and later exonerated. Meet 2016 Salem Award recipient Anne Driscoll as well as Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle, both wrongfully convicted of murder. All-star cast includes Brian Dennehy, Danny Glover and Susan Sarandon.  

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SSU Social Justice Institute

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Salem State University Salem, MA 01970 + Google Map

The inaugural Summer at Salem State Institute features three week-long academic institutes exploring the theme of social justice in recognition of the 325th anniversary of the Salem witch trials. Learn more about undergraduate and graduate credit courses, community talks, performances and visits to historical sites

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October 2017

Tent Talk: Commemorating Proctor’s Ledge

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Emerson “Tad” Baker,  Interim Dean of the Schools of Graduate and Continuing Education, Salem State University discusses Proctor’s Ledge, the execution Site of the Salem Witch Trials.

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Tent Talk: Leveling the Playing Field for Low Income and First Generation Students

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Linda Saris, Executive Director, LEAP for Education, Inc. discusses how we can level the playing field for low income and first generation students.

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Tent Talk: Salem State’s Sense of Place

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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John Keenan, President, Salem State University discusses Salem State’s sense of place.

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Tent Talk: Does Art Create Social Change?

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Austen Barron Bailly, George Putnam Curator of American Art, Peabody Essex Museum discusses the potential of art to contribute to social change.

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