Gary Nash, Professor of History at the University of California, Los
Angeles will deliver the first Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture in Public
History at the Franklin Institute in Philadelpia, September 25th, at 4 p.m.
Nash's topic, "Remembering Philadelphia: Patrons, Politics, and Popular
Culture in Reconstructing the City's History," draws on his long experience
writing about Philadelphia as well as his role in curating a major exhibit
in the city and writing for the city's new historical light show. The
lecture honors Fredric Miller, historian, archivist, and program officer at
the National Endowment for the Humanities, who died in March, 1998. The
lecture will take place in the Musser Auditorium. A reception follows.
There is no charge for the event, but a rsvp to the following e-mail would be
appreciated from those expecting to attend.
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