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The National Building Museum online program: Narrating the Border Wall

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The National Building Museum online program: Narrating the Border Wall

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Learn about efforts to tell the story of the border wall and other U.S.-Mexico border infrastructure. Sarah LeavittPh.D, Interim Curator/Content Lead at the Capital Jewish Museum, and Marla MillerPh.D, Professor of History and Director of the Public History program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst track the ways in which museums and other public history platforms tell stories of the border using several examples, exploring border-related nominations to the National Register of Historic Places in El Paso, and a public art project documenting migrant deaths. The program will conclude with a preview of the National Building Museum’s upcoming exhibition The Wall/El Muro: What Is a Border Wall?, curated by Leavitt.

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Details

Start:
February 16, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
End:
February 17, 2021 @ 1:30 am
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Website:
http://go.nbm.org/site/Calendar/482792738?view=Detail&id=127050

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National Building Museum
Phone:
202.272.2448
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