J.W. Franklin


The Murray Hall Civil Rights Speaker Series Presents:

Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture

By J.W. Franklin

Cultural Historian & Senior Manager
NMAAHC Smithsonian Institution

7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Murray Hall Parlor

John W. Franklin serves as the cultural historian and senior manager in the Office of External Affairs, at the Smithsonian’s 19th museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture. For the past 25 years,  he has worked on African American, African and African Diaspora programs at the Smithsonian. On November 15th he will discuss the genesis and evolution of the Smithsonian's newest and 19th museum, from an idea advanced by Civil War veterans through its conception, design and construction and opening in 2016. 

For additional information, please call 405-744-6090 or email philo@okstate.edu.

Sponsored by the Division of Institutional Diversity. Organized by the OSU Ethics Center.

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