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44th Annual Conference on D.C. History

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - November 5 @ 4:00 pm EDT

| Free

Echo & Resonance: 1968

The 2017 conference examines the 50th anniversary of the civil unrest of 1968. The conference sessions will explore 1968 and the civil unrest as a pivotal moment in the history of the District, the history of activism in the area, and the dynamics race, politics, governance, and history played in the events. How does 1968 resonate today?

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About the Conference
The 44th Annual Conference on D.C. History is a collaboration between The George Washington University, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and the DC Public Library. Its mission is to provide a friendly and rigorous forum for discussing and promoting original research about the history of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Conference Committee
Mark Benbow,  Mark Greek, Karen Harris, Amanda Huron, Ida E. Jones, Rebecca Katz, Jennifer King, Lily Liu, Izetta Autumn Mobley, Nancy Murray, Emily Niekrasz, John O’Brien, Clarence Shaw, Mary Ternes, Ruth Trocolli, and Ranald Woodaman.

Details

Start:
November 2 @ 7:00 pm
End:
November 5 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Organizer

Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Phone:
202-249-3951
Email:
info@dchistory.org
Website:
DCHistory.org