The Historic New Orleans Collection presents two lectures in conjunction with the exhibition “Purchased Lives: New Orleans and the Domestic Slave Trade, 1808–1865.”
Join The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) for two lectures to coincide with the "Purchased Lives" exhibition. THNOC historian and exhibition curator Erin Greenwald will first present “Taking on the Tough Stuff of History: New Orleans and the Domestic Slave Trade” followed by “Slaves Waiting for Sale: Visualizing the American Slave Trade” by Maurie D. McInnis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of American Art and Material Culture at the University of Virginia. The lectures will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 6-8pm at THNOC’s Williams Research Center.
Both events are free and open to the public.
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