Wednesday, 29 December
492. Slavery Museums and Heritage Sites: Trauma, Tourism, and Culture
1:45–3:00 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Session leader: Helena Woodard, Univ. of Texas, Austin
1. “Simulating American Slavery in Wax and Deed,” Lisa Gail Woolfork, Univ. of Virginia
2. “Touring Slavery: Representations of Slavery in New Orleans Tourism,” Lynnell Thomas, Emory Univ.
3. “Narrating the Museum: The Postmodern Slave Ship in the Wreck of the Henrietta Marie and George Wolfe’s The Colored Museum,” Helena Woodard