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November 2017

How Statues and Memorials Interpret our Shared History

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-8
Seattle Pacific University, Ames Library, 3226 Sixth Avenue West
Seattle, 98119 United States
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Memorials and statues represent our greatest heroes but also memorialize great social failures.  Join a panel of local historians for a conversation about the role of statues in both constructing our past and engaging our present.  Together we will grapple with the challenge of memorializing painful pasts and look at the ways that people have responded to statues differently over time. Join panelists Robert Spalding, author of Seattle's Monuments, Memorials, and Markers, to be published by WSU Press; Rick Solomon, past…

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