Talk: The Monuments Debate – Redefining & Reclaiming the Past

Date(s) - April 3, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Hilton Center at CCBC Catonsville Campus
800 S Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD, 21228, Baltimore County
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Recent disputes in the US and abroad have played out over public statues, buildings, and other monuments. Examine who controls the artifacts, the presentation, and the messaging, and how conflicts have led stakeholders toward compromise, resolution, or ongoing debate. These global and national issues connect to similar local concerns. Email to reserve a seat. 

Invisible History: Exploring the CCBC Hilton Center’s Past

This 2019 event series places the newly renovated Hilton mansion into a more complete historical context, exploring the lives and legacies of enslaved Africans and laborers who played roles in Catonsville’s development. The series begins with a talk and photography exhibit on March 20 and offers additional talks on April 3 and 24, an excursion on April 25, and a culminating forum with a tour and reception on May 1. See the attached flyer for details. All events are free and open to the campus community and to the public.

Invisible History Event Calendar

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