Being Blunt

Being Blunt

Event: January 27, 2023 |

From Harvard Book Store /

Harvard Book Store welcomes KRISTIN HASS—Professor in the Department of American Culture at the University of Michigan and Associate Director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life—for a discussion of her new book Blunt Instruments: Recognizing Racist Cultural Infrastructure in Memorials, Museums, and Patriotic Practice. She will be joined in conversation by TIYA MILES—author and director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. | LEARN MORE.

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