In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World

Mapping Currents of Freedom in a World Living in Slavery's Wake, National Museum of African American History and Culture

About the Event

This discussion introduces students to the new exhibition, “In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World” at the Smithsonian’s African American History Museum. The exhibition is international, collaborative and focused on slavery and its impact on the present. Dr. Gardullo will discuss the promise and challenges of doing exhibition work and how COVID has complicated things but also laid some systems bare.

 


Speakers

Moderator: Rachel Riedner, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Speaker: Paul Gardullo, Curator and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, Smithsonian Museum of African American History (GW American Studies alum)

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