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The Halsey Contemporary Art presents Public Memory in the New South Symposium Keynote

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 17, 2018 at

College of Charleston’s Sciences and Mathematics Building, 202 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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Over recent months and years, as white Southerners’ hold over Southern history and memory is called into question, landscapes in the South are experiencing profound change. Monuments to the region’s charged past continue to be contested and removed from statehouse grounds, college campuses and the heart of the region’s downtowns. Meanwhile, galvanizing new markers speak to places and memories long forgotten by many, notably in Montgomery’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Charleston’s planned International African American Museum. The Southbound…

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