Why History Matters

January 22 2019
06:30 PM Nissan Room, Library Resource Center

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865
Xavier will serve as host for the traveling version of The Historic New Orleans Collection's exhibit, “Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865”from Monday, Jan. 21, to Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Library Resource Center (First Floor). The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular Library hours. In addition, there will be weekly presentations/discussions each Tuesday evening in the Nissan Room from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., starting Jan. 22 with “Why History Matters”, led by Dr. Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir (XU History) and Erin Greenwald (LEH, Curator of the exhibit while at THNOC).