Presenting the History of Slavery: Three Approaches
Thursday, February 20, 2014
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Join the leaders of three historical organizations for a discussion of the representation of slavery in recent exhibits and public programs and the impact of those initiatives on visitors, staff, and mission. Panelists include Morgan Grefe (Executive Director, Rhode Island Historical Society), Kristin Gallas (Director of Interpretation Projects, Tracing Center) and Louise Mirrer (President and CEO of the New York Historical Society).
Discussion will be moderated by Steven Lubar, Professor of American Studies and History, Director, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage.
Photo Courtesy of Peter Goldberg, featuring visitor interaction with the Ships of Bondage exhibition.