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Events for Thursday September 14, 2017


Memory and History: The Meaning and Future of Monuments in the Aftermath of Charlottesville, Historical Society of Princeton

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Thursday September 14, 2017
7:00 PM

Join three distinguished scholars from Princeton University in a panel discussion, as they reflect on the events in Charlottesville and recent controversies surrounding monuments in the American cityscape. The conversation will touch on the tensions between history and memory, strategies for interpreting and memorializing challenging periods of American history, and what the future of controversial monuments could and should be in the United States.
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

Panelists will include: Prof. Martha Sandweiss (Princeton University, History), Prof. Wallace Best (Princeton University, Religion, African American Studies, History, Gender and Sexuality Studies), and Dr. Juliana Ochs Dweck (Princeton University Art Museum).

Free, but registration is requested.

Registration is available online, at www.princetonhistory.org, or by contacting Eve Mandel at (609) 921-6748 x102 or eve@princetonhistory.org.