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Oh Freedom! Online Conference: Schedule
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
10:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
10:30—11:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome with Oh Freedom! Online Conference Project Team members
11:00—11:45 a.m. Keynote Address: 150 Years of Civil Rights in American Art with Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History, Duke University
Noon—12:45 p.m. Teaching Civil Rights History through Art in Your Classroom with Paul Gardullo, Museum Curator, National Museum of African American History and Culture and Anna Forgerson, Education Specialist, National Museum of African American History and Culture
12:45—1:30 p.m. Lunch & Listen with Student Podcasts featuring students in grades 7-12 from across the U.S.
1:30—2:15 p.m. Using Oh Freedom! to Teach Civil Rights with Elizabeth K. Eder
2:30—3:15 p.m. The Power of Objects: Civil Rights Collections at the National Museum of American History with Harry Rubenstein, Chair, Division of Political History, National Museum of American History
3:30—4:15 p.m. Curatorial Spotlight with Virginia Mecklenburg, Chief Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum
4:30—5:00 p.m. Closing Thoughts and Q & A with Oh Freedom! Online Conference Project Team members
This schedule is subject to change.
The Oh Freedom! Online Conference is supported by funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee.