Whose Hero? New Perspectives on Monuments in Public Landscapes - Panel Discussion - Shared screen with speaker view
Hi Everyone! We’ll start in just a few minutes as everyone enters. Please introduce yourself here, if you wish. I’m Linda Norris, Global Networks Program Director here at Sites of Conscience.
Hi, I am Jennifer Rolenz. Educator at the National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center.
Denise DeLucia, Women's Rights National Historical Park
Hello. Calvin Uzelmeier, Director of Featured Content at the Rochester Museum & Science Center
Good afternoon, everyone! Scarlett Rebman, Director of Grants at Humanities New York.
Hi! Deniz Cengiz, Undergraduate Archaeology student from University of Rochester
JanetMarie Bowen MLS
Janet Bowen, MLS; 21st Century Museums Edu. with Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission; #ActuallyAutistic
Hi all, Mary Biggs (she/her), PhD geography student at UNC Chapel Hill
Hello, my name is Iveethe Molina I work at the National Museum of the American Indian in NYC as a museum educator.
Hello. Sarah Shute, Skanonh Great Law of Peace Center
Hi! I’m Alice Wolff (she/her), PhD student in Medieval Studies/Archaeology at Cornell University.
Hello everyone, Shona MacKay, currently working for the Commonwealth Association of Museums and very excited for this webinar today
Ana María León
Hello everybody, Ana María León (she/her), I’m an architecture historian and I teach at the University of Michigan.
Hi, all, Ben Maracle, American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program at Cornell University
Hi, Shuyi Yin. I'm a PhD student in Historic Preservation.
Greetings, everyone. This is Chris Lindsay Turner, from the National Museum of the American Indian (by way of Canandaigua..) in DC. Thanks to all for putting this important topical panel together.
Hello, I’m Meredith Alberta Palmer (Tuscarora, Six Nations of the Grand River), and PhD candidate in Geography at UC Berkeley, living in Ithaca, NY.
HI I am Brad Westwood, Senior Public Historian at the Utah Dept. of Heritage & Arts
Melissa Michal Slocum
Hi. I'm Melissa Michal Slocum, Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Bryant University, Providence RI
Panelists, you can feel free to stop your video when you’re not speaking so you don’t feel so on screen.
Hello - this is Marisa Hollywood, Associate Director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College-CUNY in Queens, NY.
Hi, Shuyi Yin. I'm a PhD student in Historic Preservation at Columbia University.
Julia, 3 minutes
Jolene, 3 minutes
Jolene, 1 minute
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1 minute please Michelle
Michelle, please wrap up so we have time for questions. Thx!
Thank you so much for this presentation that enlarges understanding of other perspectives for everyone. As an artist/sculptor, this will definitely inform my artistic decisions going forward. And also influence my assessment/appreciation of current monuments.
Interested in hearing the speakers respond to how much the issues of monuments are in direct relationship to the western religious canon as a written text that often people conceive of as alterable—like the constitution—like monuments as opposed to oral traditions? (interpretation is not the same for everyone I want to acknowledge there are Christianities)
Black scholars certainly engage the language of decoloinzation—not so much among everyday Black folk. See the San Diego Museum of Man (MoM) have launched an “decolonizing the museum process” and engaged contemporary indigenousness groups to augment and help interpret historic collections.
From what i hear, Decolonization among Black scholars may mean an ethic of decolonization drawing on particular work by Fanon, Cesaire, James, etc - that is not grounded in an understanding of the US as a colonized space. But there is a growing body of work that works to bridge that gap.
Many Caribbean nations designed new monuments to celebrate decolonization. So do these kinds of monuments open a different doorway?
It is a combination of bith
both. How would that shift the current protests & uprising to use the decolonizing language?
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Hi Peter, yes it will be available at sitesofconscience.org
International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
Hi Alice, do you have a question?
Black Studies has a particular history that is different from Diaspora Studies and subaltern studies
Thank you for this life giving panel of ideas
Wonderful knowledge sharing
Wonderful panel! Thank you for your expertise!
Thank you so much.
Yes wonderful thank you.