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UCSB Public History Program

February 2021

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Reinterpreting Slavery and the Emotional Labor of History”

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom, CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, February 5 at noon for a Zoom talk by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama). Professor Green reflects on the powerful legacy of Jim Crow era efforts to erase the history of slavery from the landscape of her workplace, the University of Alabama, and shares a project she pursued to rewrite this historical narrative. She researched, designed and implemented a campus tour to tell the actual history of slavery and enslaved…

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March 2021

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Abina and the Important Men: Graphic History as Public History”

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom, CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, March 5 at noon for a Zoom talk by Trevor R. Getz (San Francisco State University). Abina and the Important Men began as an attempt to address a classroom problem: how to teach students about the dual responsibilities of the historian to historical subjects and contemporary audiences.  These goals both drove its development as a graphic history.  Fortuitously, its publication caught the leading edge of the rehabilitation of that medium as a…

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