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History and Memory after Charlottesville, "Contesting Memory: An International Perspective," October 17, 2017

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – A second talk in the series History and Memory After Charlottesville will be presented on Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 pm, RH 300.  The talk, "Contesting Memory: An International Perspective," is free and open to the public.

Members of the Vassar Faculty will share understandings of the politics of memory on a global scale, informed by research in their particular fields of expertise, in light of recent events in Charleston, SC, Charlottesville, VA and the latest in Las Vegas, NV.  The panelists will help contextualize historical efforts to (re)construct national history and identity in specific international spaces, while also discussing both promises and/or limits of this work, as well as possible ways forward.

This event is sponsored by the History Department.

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Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Monday, October 9, 2017