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Scholarly Selections: “You are a man of science now, Wash”

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Free

FREE and open to the public. In conjunction with UWT/SIAS Community Book Project, join us for a discussion about Esi Edugyan’s award-winning novel Washington Black and Black History Month. UWT Senior Lecturer in History Libi Sundermann, PhD, explores how the enslaved protagonist of Washington Black reflects the real-life contributions enslaved peoples made to knowledge and advances claimed by European scientists in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The SIAS Community Book Project is sponsored by an ITaSC grant.

Details

Date:
February 20, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.washingtonhistory.org/events

Organizer

Washington State Historical Society
Phone:
253-272-3500
Email:
molly.wilmoth@wshs.wa.gov
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Venue

Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402
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