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EIHS Symposium: Call and Response: Slavery, Art, and the Politics of Repair

Tour and Conversation with Jason R. Young
Friday, December 8, 2023
12:00-2:00 PM
A. Alfred Taubman Gallery Museum of Art Map
Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina is a landmark exhibition of more than 60 objects representing the work of African American potters in the decades surrounding the Civil War. Join Professor Jason R. Young, exhibit co-curator, for a gallery tour and conversation at the Hear Me Now installation at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Note: Lunch will not be available at this event.

Jason R. Young is an associate professor of history at the University of Michigan. He teaches and researches in the fields of nineteenth-century United States history, African American history, and the African Diaspora. He specializes in the history of art, religion, and folk culture. He is the author of Rituals of Resistance: African Atlantic Religion in Kongo and the Lowcountry Region of Georgia and South Carolina in the Era of Slavery and co-curator of Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina.

This event presented by the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies. It is made possible in part by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.
Building: Museum of Art
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: History
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History