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Materializing Race 

"unConference"

Monday, August 24, 2020 at 1-3PM EST

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 1-3PM EST

Our inaugural two-day “unconference” seeks to promote a diverse cross-section of scholarship that discusses intersections of race, identity, and material culture in #VastEarlyAmerica.

Special thanks to the Society of Winterthur Fellows for their generous sponsorship of this event.

Activation & Engagement I:

Interpretation, Curation, Mission

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1-3 PM EST

This event is the first in a two-part series focused on bringing historical issues of race and identity to the forefront of museum and historic site programming and the public humanities. 

 

Hear curators, museum professionals, historic interpreters, and scholars from Canada, Mexico, the UK and the US discuss objects, race, and identity in museums and public history settings with a particular focus on interpretation, curation, and mission.

Special thanks to the Society of Winterthur Fellows for their generous sponsorship of this event.

Activation & Engagement II:

Making as Interrogatory Method

Coming in January 2021!

Call for Submissions Opens Late Fall 2020!

*Calling all makers!* Hear museum professionals, historic interpreters, scholars, and artisans discuss objects, race, and identity in museums and public history settings with a particular focus on experimental/experiential archaeology, replication, and embodiment.

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Tin-glazed earthenware tile with a Chinese figure

Date: 1650-1700

Place: Puebla, Mexico

Maker: Unknown

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Collection Accession No.: 1917-190