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CAS- Public History Grad Student Talk on the History of Slavery in the Nation's Capitol

Thursday, February 25, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Location: Online


As part of our new Diversity and Inclusion webinar series and in celebration of Black History month, Asst. Dean Judith Stockmon will hold a conversation with two MA Public History students regarding their research. A Q&A will follow.

The panel will feature Sarah Fling and Mia Owens, fellows at the White House Historical Association, to discuss the history of slavery and its legacies in the Washington, D.C. area. Owens' fellowship is a new two-year partnership between the White House Historical Association and AU's Antiracist Research & Policy Center. Fling is in her second year of a fellowship offered annually between the White House Historical Association and American University's Public History program. Join us to learn more about the level of research opportunities and partnerships available throughout The College of Arts & Sciences.

Instructions to access the webinar will be emailed to all registrants the morning of the event.