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Reading the Rails: Artists Imagine the Underground Railroad

December 4, 2019
7:00 pm

First Congregational Church of Manchester
Harriet Tubman Memorial Statue, Harlem, New York

Although historians have illuminated much of the mystery of the Underground Railroad, Middlebury professor Will Nash explores how contemporary artists and commentators use romanticized versions of the story to map new “Underground Railroads” and reflect cultural moments.

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Video: Colson Whitehead talks about his novel The Underground Railroad


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Cindy Waters
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First Congregational Church of Manchester
3624 Main St
Manchester, VT 05254 United States
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