Keynote Speakers

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David W. Blight


Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance & Abolition, Yale University

The Memory Boom in Public History at the Civil War Sesquicentennial

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Herman J. Viola


Curator Emeritus, The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History



The ‘Seeds of Change’ as Columbus’ Old World Meets the New World”