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Coverage for grant FEL-257329-18

Contemporary Monuments to the History of Slavery: Race, Memorialization, Public Space, and Civic Engagement
Renee Ater, University of Maryland, College Park

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Monumental Change (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Sala Levin
Publication: Terp Magazine, University of Maryland
Date: 1/18/2019
Abstract: America’s memorials to slavery and its victims have lived quiet lives in public places. A Maryland professor is traveling the country to learn their stories.

The Art and Politics of Monumentality (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chelika Yapa
Publication: The Getty
Date: 10/1/2018
Abstract: Focus on the Getty Research Institute's theme of "monumentality" for 2018/2019 with attention to Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past.

Creating a Digital Museum to Memorialize America's Slave Past (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chelika Yapa
Publication: The Iris: Behind the Scenes at the Getty
Date: 4/25/2019
Abstract: Art historian Renée Ater reflects on how pain and reconciliation coexist at the Contraband and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial in Virginia and other monuments to slavery