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Plenary Session [clear filter]
Wednesday, June 14
 

6:00pm

Plenary Session Panel: Race and Social Justice in US Public History

Race and Social Justice in US Public History

Michael Allen, Natoinal Park Services
Makiba Foster, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Fath Davis Ruffins, Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History
Rachel Donaldson, College of Charleston, Moderator 


Moderators
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Rachel Donaldson

College of Charleston

Speakers
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Michael Allen

 Michael Allen has served with distinction in various National Park Service (NPS) posts since 1980 and currently serves as the Community Partnership Specialist with the Southeast Regional Office. He has a deep-seeded interest in our nation’s spiritual growth as it relates to the... Read More →
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Makiba Foster

Makiba Foster is the Assistant Chief Librarian for the Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Prior to her role at the Schomburg, she served as Curator of Oral History and Subject Librarian for American History... Read More →
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Fath Davis Ruffins

Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History


Wednesday June 14, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401
 
Thursday, June 15
 

9:00am

Plenary Session: Transforming Public History in the Atlantic World

Transforming Public History in the Atlantic World

Ana Lucia Aroujo, Howard University
Richard Benjamin, International Slavery Museum—National Museums, Liverpool
Alissandra Cummins, UNESCO
Rex Ellis, Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History
Bayo Holsey, Rutgers University
Bernard Powers, College of Charleston, Moderator 


Moderators
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Bernard Powers

College of Charleston

Speakers
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Ana Lucia Araujo

Ana Lucia Araujo is cultural historian and a Professor of History at the historically black Howard University in Washington DC. Her work explores the history and the memory of the Atlantic slave trade and slavery and their social and cultural legacies. She is particularly interested... Read More →
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Richard Benjamin

Dr. Richard Benjamin Head, International Slavery Museum       Richard heads the International Slavery Museum at National Museums Liverpool where he is responsible for the strategic development of the Museum, including its forthcoming education and resource centre, partnerships... Read More →
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Rex Ellis

Dr. Rex M. Ellis Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs National Museum of African American History and Culture Smithsonian Institution 600 Maryland Avenue SW Suite 7001 Washington, DC 20013-7012 Phone: 202-633-9468 Fax: 202-633-4816 E-mail: ellisrm@SI.EDU Dr. Rex M... Read More →
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Bayo Holsey

Bayo Holsey is an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University. Her research and writing address public culture and history in West Africa and the African diaspora.  She is the author of Routes of Remembrance: Refashioning the Slave Trade in Ghana (University of Chicago Press... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401