“In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World”

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Studies Speaker Series

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Featuring Paul Gardullo, Curator and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, Smithsonian Museum of African American History (GW American Studies alum)

Moderator: Rachel Riedner, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

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This discussion introduces students to the new exhibition, “In Slavery’s Wake: Slavery, Race and the Making of Our World” at the Smithsonian’s African American History Museum. The exhibition is international, collaborative and focused on slavery and its impact on the present. Dr. Gardullo will discuss the promise and challenges of doing exhibition work and how COVID has complicated things but also laid some systems bare.

View the Exhibition