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"...Waiting to Be Discovered...": A Conversation Between Historian Adriane Lentz-Smith and Poet Crystal Simone Smith

Standing on the Side of Freedom Event poster
Monday, December 06, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Adriane Lentz-Smith and Crystal Simone Smith
Standing on the Side of Freedom: Slavery and Emancipation in the United States

This event is part of a series accompanying the exhibition "'To stand by the side of Freedom': Abraham Lincoln and 19th Century America," on view at the Rubenstein Library through May 14, 2022.

Join us for an exploration of the role of art in creating knowledge and narratives about slavery, the Civil War, and freedom struggles in the United States. Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith will bring her insights as a historian to bear as she guides this conversation with professor and poet Crystal Simone Smith.

This discussion coincides with the anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment on December 6, 1865. Please register to attend.