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Difficult Topics in African American History Workshop
Nov 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm$40
Join us for an all-day, in-depth examination of approaches for learning, and dialogue about the difficult issues in interpreting the African American experience, presented in conjunction with Grounds For Sculpture’s Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition. We’ll focus on uncovering the complexities in presenting these experiences, anticipating and responding to reactions by different audiences, and creating opportunities to extend learning and dialogue.
Pre-registration is required by October 25, and is $40 per person; this fee includes breakfast, lunch, and a closing reception, as well as admission to GFS.
Registrations received by October 15 will be included in a drawing for a one-year Individual Plus membership at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as admission to the Grounds and the conference.
This event is sponsored by Grounds For Sculpture, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, The New Jersey Historical Society, The 1719 William Trent House Museum, and The New Jersey Historical Commission- NJHC.
Partial support from the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities is gratefully acknowledged.