Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections

Type: Seminar
Date: September 29, 2020 to February 16, 2021
Location: District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Contemporary History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public History

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is announcing a new program series, Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections.


Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience questions are encouraged and will be addressed in the moderated dialogue.


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We invite curious people to join us for interesting discussions exploring a diverse range of historical and contemporary topics, especially racial, economic/class, and gender inequalities exposed by pandemics and quarantines.


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