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Speaker Series – Christy Coleman – Going Virtual
October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Executive Director, Jamestown – Yorktown Foundation
The Power of US: What Happens When Historical Narratives Are Corrected
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
The history we teach has evolved over time and the reason is simple, we have changed. With those changes come a responsibility to explore what history can teach us about the current state of affairs. When that history is incomplete, or deliberately leaves out elements of conflict, we fail to get an accurate view that causes far more harm than good. As a public historian, Coleman feels her job is to lay out stories you may not have considered or heard before and provide an environment where people can learn and explore.
FREE WEBINAR for the public – The Boeing Company has generously sponsored the Speaker Series at Sotterley for the past 13 years. Advance registration required.
This year’s speaker series will be offered virtually and some may also be offered in person depending on community guidelines. Links will be available the week of the event. Stay tuned for updated hosting information.