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Monument Redefined: Expanding the Conversation for Social Justice (1.5 LU/HSW)
Date: Friday, December 10, 2020
Time: 1-2:15pm EST
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Across America and overseas, reactions to traditional monuments are changing the way we think about their message as well as their place in the public spaces in our communities. This session seeks to contextualize the role of monuments in our current societal condition and presents four architect-envisioned monuments that highlight the underrepresented histories of African American citizens.
Moderator: William Bates, FAIA, NOMA