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Wednesday, 29 December

492. Slavery Museums and Heritage Sites: Trauma, Tourism, and Culture

1:45–3:00 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Helena Woodard, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Simulating American Slavery in Wax and Deed,” Lisa Gail Woolfork, Univ. of Virginia

2. “Touring Slavery: Representations of Slavery in New Orleans Tourism,” Lynnell Thomas, Emory Univ.

3. “Narrating the Museum: The Postmodern Slave Ship in the Wreck of the Henrietta Marie and George Wolfe’s The Colored Museum,” Helena Woodard

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