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Hear director of Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History & Culture

The 2018 UNCG Harriet Elliott Lecture Series is kicking into action this month, with the topic “The Power of History: Memory and Representation.”

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, on Tuesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the UNCG School of Music Recital Hall.

Bunch will discuss “The Challenge of Building a National Museum.” A reception will follow the keynote address. Free parking will be available at the McIver Parking Deck.

The following day, the 28th, will be the lecture “History Matters: Searching for LGBT History” at 3:30 p.m. in EUC Alexander. The talk will be given by Dr. John D’Emilio, Professor Emeritus of History and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mandy Carter, co-founder of Southerners on New Ground and the National Black Justice Coalition, will respond.

Both events are free and open to the public. More information can be found at the College of Arts and Science website or by emailing jwjones@uncg.edu.

Photography by Alan Karchmer