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  • Heritage Tourism, Museums of Horror, and the Commerce of Memory

    This talk from the 2013 Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia series is drawn from Professor Holloway's just released book, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940. The discussion specifically concerns the tension between ugly events in our nationn's past, the increasin...

    Tags: Yale Channel, Heritage, Museums, Memory

    December 20, 2013

  • How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples by Dr. Nicholas Penny

    Dr. Nicholas Penny, Director of the London National Gallery, delivers the lecture, "How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples," at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Mead Art Museum and co-sponsored by the Amherst College Department of Art and the History of Art, The Massachusetts Cente...

    Tags: Amherst Channel, Museums, Artists

    December 2, 2013