Welcome to Meridiana, a blog of the Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation

Since April 2018, we have been publishing research and findings from the Roberson Project on this blog. Contributors include Roberson Project staff and College and School of Theology students.

Categories of Research

  • Research about Sewanee’s connections with slavery, including work on John Armfield and Jacob Thompson
  • Research about the desegregation of the School of Theology
  • Interactive map features
  • In Their Own Words publishing primary sources from the founders of Sewanee
  • Updates from the Roberson Project