Join colleagues from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds in a facilitated Dialogue on Race, Agriculture and Living History using the Accokeek Foundation’s National Colonial Farm and its work in Piscataway Park as a case study.
This discussion and unique event will include:
- A dialogue from Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gail Christopher.
- Telling the Story of Landscape performance
- Small group sessions
- Large group discussion with sharing from scholars Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson (Chair, UMD American Studies), Dr. Gabrielle Tayac (Historian, National Museum of the American Indian), and Dr. Denise Meringolo (Associate Professor and Director of Public History at UMBC).
Registration is $20 per person.* Lunch provided by La Prima Catering is included in the registration.
*Note: We want to include all who are interested in joining this conversation. If program cost is a barrier to your participation, please contact us at 301-965-9640 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Funding from the Corina Higginson Trust allows us to waive registration fees for 25 stakeholders who would otherwise be unable to participate.
This project was made possible by a grant from Maryland Humanities, through support from the National Endowment of the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations, expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of National Endowment of the Humanities or Maryland Humanities.
Thank you to the following supporters:
Corina Higginson Trust
University of Maryland Department of American Studies