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Nov. 21 Educator Event at Smithsonian to feature filmmaker Katrina Browne, co-producer Juanita Brown, author Thomas DeWolf

Posted November 11th, 2009 by

JCB, KB, TD on CBSA three-hour program designed for educators who teach in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will begin with a screening of the abridged classroom version of the Emmy-nominated film Traces of the Trade, followed by a panel discussion led by National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Director Lonnie Bunch and featuring filmmaker Katrina Browne, co-producer Juanita Brown, and Inheriting the Trade author Thomas DeWolf. Participants will then break into three groups–to be facilitated by Katrina, Juanita, and Tom–where the balance of the workshop will focus on challenges and strategies for effectively teaching about historic slavery and its lingering impacts today in the elementary, middle, and high school classroom.

Details:

  • Saturday, November 21
  • 2:00 – 5:00pm
  • Carmichael Auditorium
  • National Museum of American History
  • 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Washington, D.C.
  • NOTE: only 100 seats available. RSVP to: NMAAHCeducation@si.edu.

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History (NMAAHC), in collaboration with the National Museum of American History, is sponsoring this program. Download a pdf flyer about this event at the top of the Inheriting the Trade web page where it says “Full details here.”

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