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THE MONUMENT: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE (Updated 11/7)

Abramson Family Recital Hall

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Nov
16

In light of recent events and conversations around Confederate monuments in the United States, this panel aims to explore the past, present, and future of the monument as a cultural phenomenon. The evening will offer the American University and Washington, D.C. communities an opportunity to think through the possibilities and limitations of the monument across time and space in the modern world. Moderated by Nika Elder, assistant professor of art. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.


Panelists:


Renée Ater, Associate Professor Emerita, Department of Art History and Archaeology, The University of Maryland


Sarah Beetham, Lecturer in American Art and Material Culture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


Tristan Dominique Cabello, Director, American Studies, Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies Collaborative, American University


Andrew Demshuk, Assistant Professor, Department of History, American University


Alma H. Gates, Chair of the Public Art Committee, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Type:
Conferences. Panels. Speakers
Host:
Art Department
Co-hosts:
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Katzen Arts Center
Contact:
Sarah Gordon

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