View history through the lens of Jacob Lawrence’s narrative epic Struggle…From the History of the American People (1954-56) and consider its resonances in today’s world.
Presenters will explore cross-disciplinary strategies for integrating Struggle into classroom curriculum.
- Elgin Cleckley, Assistant Professor, Architecture + Design Thinking, University of Virginia
- Cosby Hunt, History Teacher, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School; Senior Manager, Center for Inspired Teaching
- Fred Joiner, Poet and Curator
- Tess Korobkin, Assistant Professor, American Art, Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland
- Moderated by Erica Harper, Head of PK12 Initiatives, The Phillips Collection
IMAGE: Jacob Lawrence, Panel 2, Massacre in Boston, 1954, from Struggle: From the History of the American People, 1954–56, Egg tempera on hardboard, 12 x 16 in., Collection of Harvey and Harvey-Ann Ross. © 2021 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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