The Department of History and American Studies is pleased to announce the following lecture by Dr. Cathleen Lewis of the National Air and Space Museum, which will take place on zoom on Tuesday, April 20, 4pm-5:30pm. Dr. Lewis is a curator at NASM specializing in the Soviet and Russian space programs. If you wish to attend, please contact Dr. Steven Harris (sharris at umw.edu) for the zoom link.
The Department of History and American Studies is pleased to announce the forthcoming lecture by Leah Tams (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), “Selling the Flights: Aviation in Historical Advertisements.” Tams is presently a graduate student in the School of Information and Library Science at UNC. The lecture will be on Tuesday, March 2, 4pm-5:30pm on zoom. Please email Dr. Harris (sharris at umw.edu) if you are interested in attending.
The Department of History and American Studies is pleased to announce the upcoming lecture by Dr. Roger Connor, “Counternarratives in Public History: Aviation and Criminality.” Dr. Connor is a curator and historian at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. His lecture will take place on zoom on Tuesday, February 16, 4pm-5:30pm. For access to the zoom link, please contact Dr. Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join the Department of History and American Studies for a virtual Talking History conversation with Kyle Stetz, the Director of Education and Visitor Services at James Madison’s Montpelier. Our conversation will take place on Tuesday, November 17 from 3-4 PM on Zoom. Please email Will Mackintosh at email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Mexican Muralism Abroad:
The Diplomacy of Arte Popular, 1920–1940
PhD Candidate Harvard University
Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Thursday February 20
For more information contact Dr. Allyson Poska firstname.lastname@example.org
Image:Alfonso Xavier Peña, Rural Education, 1937. Oil on Canvas. Embassy of Mexico in France, Paris