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The Wellesley-Deerfield Symposium
Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials
As southern Civil War memorials have become a flashpoint for politics and protest, New England’s public monuments are also due for critical examination. The Wellesley-Deerfield symposium will explore the public commemorations of people, places, and events in New England’s past. Illustrated presentations by scholars from across the country will examine how these public acts of memory tell a particular story of New England and how, whether explicitly or implicitly, they conceal, devalue, orView more
106 Central Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481