Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sat Aug 21 20:41:23 PDT 2021

Monday, August 23rd at 7PM


On-line round table discussion with:

Stephanie Schorow, Stephanie E. Yuhl, Michele Fazio, Adrienne Naylor

Co-sponsored by The Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration Society and The 
Community Church of Boston

Live broadcast: 

Request Zoom link at info at saccoandvanzetti.org 
<mailto:info at saccoandvanzetti.org>


Stephanie Schorow is a journalist, writing instructor, and the author of 
seven books on Boston history. She became interested in the Sacco and 
Vanzetti case at age 12 when she picked up and started reading her 
parents’ copy of Boston by Upton Sinclair. She has written about the 
case of the two Italian anarchist and the Borglum bas relief of the pair 
for the Boston Herald and the Improper Bostonian. She currently 
coordinates a Citizen Journalism Program for Malden’s Urban Media Arts, 
teaches professional writing and editing at Lasell University, and 
serves as a communication writer for Ariadne Labs in Boston. Her newest 
book The Great Boston Fire: The Inferno that Nearly Incinerated the City 
will be published this fall.

Stephanie E. Yuhl PhD is the W. Arthur Garrity, Sr. Professor in Human 
Nature, Ethics and Society and Professor of History at the College of 
the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and Associate Faculty in the Critical 
Conservation program at the Harvard University Graduate School of 
Design. Yuhl is the author of multiple scholarly essays and articles 
(including on Sacco and Vanzetti). She has served as a consultant and 
guest curator for museums, including Worcester Historical Museum, and as 
lead scholar for the ongoing, multi-year archive- and oral 
history-building project, LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD.  Most 
recently, Yuhl and her project team curated an exhibition out of this 
community work to position vital Worcester stories as part of the 
national 50th anniversary commemorations of the Stonewall Uprising.

Michele Fazio is Professor of English and Co-coordinator of the Gender 
Studies Minor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she 
teaches courses on contemporary U.S. ethnic literature and working-class 
studies. Her film, Voices of the Lumbee, received the Studs Terkel Award 
for Media and Journalism and the North Carolina Folklore Society 
Brown-Hudson Award. She has served as president of the Working-Class 
Studies Association and co-edited the Routledge International Handbook 
of Working-Class Studies (2021). Her research on labor activism and 
memory has been exhibited at the Harvard Law School Library and the 
American Labor Museum. She is a recent recipient of a National Endowment 
for the Humanities Summer Institute on the New Deal Era’s Federal 
Writers’ Project, a BMI Woody Guthrie Research Fellowship, and a 
Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowship. Her current research 
project explores the cultural legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti.

Adrienne Naylor was a founding member of the Sacco and Vanzetti 
Commemoration Society. As a graduate student, she researched attempts to 
publicly commemorate the anarchists in Boston.

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