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Beyond the Underground Railroad – Sedona

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Beyond the Underground Railroad – Sedona

May 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

| Free

Beyond the Underground Railroad: Visually Relocating American History and Culture from a Black Perspective

Wednesday, May 10th

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Location: Sedona Public Library – Si Birch Community Room

Join a free community conversation facilitated by Stephen Marc, photographer, artist, and ASU Professor of Art. Attendees will discuss several issues: why the Underground Railroad (UGRR) and the legacy of slavery are still important in today’s society; connections between the UGRR and the West; and contemporary racial issues that face this country.

Stephen Marc is a Professor of Art in the Herberger Institute’s School of Art at Arizona State University.  He is a photographer and digital montage artist. His research and publication, Passage on the Underground Railroad, is a registered interpretative program of the Network to Freedom division of the National Park Service. He is currently working on a photographic overview of American life and culture.

Partners:  Sedona Public Library and ASU School or Art       

This program is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities and are part of the Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in the United States Initiative.

Details

Date:
May 10
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ 86336 United States
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Phone:
(928) 282-7714