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Colloquia

There are three colloquia during the Fall semester, and three colloquia during the Spring semester.


FALL 2017

COLLOQUIUM I: A Century of Harrisonburg Clothing
SPEAKER: Pam Johnson, TAD
DATE: Sept. 21, 2017
TIME: Noon
LOCATION: Roop Hall 208

A gallery talk by the curator of the exhibition “Who Wore What Here,” featuring a century of garments worn in Harrisonburg selected from the JMU Historic Clothing Collection.

 

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COLLOQUIUM II: Preserving African-American History in Harrisonburg

SPEAKER: Karen Thomas and Robin Lyttle
DATE: October 18, 2017
TIME: Noon
LOCATION: Roop Hall 208

Thomas, President of Harrisonburg’s Northeast Neighborhood Association and Lyttle, founder of the Shenandoah Black Heritage Project, will discuss the creation of a new museum in the historically black neighborhood.

 

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COLLOQUIUM III: Why Digital History?
SPEAKER: Evan Friss and Andrew Witmer, History
DATE: November 15, 2017
TIME: Noon
LOCATION: Roop Hall 208

The two Professors of History will discuss some of the challenges and possibilities of doing history in the digital age.