History, Memory, and Social Justice in Public History

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Fall 11-18-2020


The University of San Francisco’s (USF) Fall 2020 Davies Forum, Political Animals: Democracy from Athens to America, presents a special webinar entitled, “History, Memory, and Social Justice in Public History” by Dr. Spencer Crew. Dr. Crew is Interim Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and Clarence J. Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History at George Mason University. Dr. Crew is one of the foremost historians and museum curators of Black heritage in the United States. He is past president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and former director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. He has published widely on African American slavery and slave narratives, the history of African American communities after the Civil War, and the development of Black urban populations in the first half of the twentieth century.

Faculty: Jessica Blum-Sorensen, Classical Studies, and Nathan Dennis, Art History and Museum Studies.


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