Slavery and Global Public History: New Challenges
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    Thursday, December 1

    At 7:30 PM
    Universities and the Problem of Slavery

    Keynote lecture delivered by Ruth J. Simmons, Brown University President Emerita    More info


    Friday, December 2

    9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks, President Christina Paxson, Brown University
    9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Slavery and the Institutional Politics of Public History
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Slavery and Public History around the World
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Digital Humanities Projects
    4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Between History and Memory
    6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Slavery in Performance and Popular Culture

    Saturday, December 23

    9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Remembering and Disremembering) Facing or Deflecting the Past in Exhibitions
    12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Case Studies in Public History
    2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Building and Design in Slave Memorials and Museums
    4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Concluding Roundtable
    6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Closing Remarks