Timely Connections: “Truth, Story, and Heritage: The Aesthetics of Historic Preservation”
Thursday February 9
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Timely Connections Lecture Series at the City of Raleigh Museum
“Truth, Story, and Heritage: The Aesthetics of Historic Preservation”
Thursday, February 9th at 6pm
City of Raleigh Museum
Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson, Dean of Arts, Sciences, & Humanities and Professor of Sociology at Shaw, serves on the NC Historical Commission, and is Chair of the NC African American Heritage Commission. She serves as Board Chair for Preservation NC. Dr. Johnson with Dr. Lynn Harris co-edited Excavating the Histories of Slave-Trade and Pirate Ships: Property, Plunder and Loss published by Springer Press (2022).
Timely Connections Lecture Series at the City of Raleigh Museum is a new lecture series presented in cooperation with the NC Humanities Council and Duke Energy. Timely Connections focuses on North Carolina history and culture. A new topic and speaker every session.
Admission is free, but seating is limited. Register HERE.
Doors open at 5:30pm and speakers start at 6:00
All lectures will be held at the City of Raleigh Museum at 220 Fayetteville Street in Downtown Raleigh.
For any questions please call (919) 996-2220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Lectures in the Series:
- January 26th Dr. Wayne Williams –Horace Kephart and early American camping
- February 9th Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson –Truth, Story, and Heritage: The Aesthetics of Historic Preservation
- February 23rd Yasmine Flodin-Ali –Omar ibn Said and Noble Drew Ali: The Contested Legacies of Islam and Race in North Carolina
- March 9th Sarah Waugh –Farmworkers’ Movement in NC from the 1970s Onward
- March 23rd Dr. Dan Fountain –Meredith College Role in White Supremacy Campaign of 1898 and Disenfranchisement in NC
- April 6th Chris Holaday –The History of Race in Baseball
- April 20th Dan L Hopping –Weapons of the Revolutionary War
- May 4th Craig Friend –Joel and Mary Lane’s Orphans and Their Slaves at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
- May 18th Jason Boan –Lumbee Conscription at Fort Fisher During the Civil War
- June 1st Alexandra Odom –History of the Black Press in the 20th Century and Depictions of Love and Relationships in Black Owned Print Publications in the 1980s