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Myth and Memory in Oregon’s Pioneer Monuments

History Pub presents:

“Myth and Memory in Oregon’s Pioneer Monuments” with Cynthia Culver Prescott

Monday, July 15, 2019
7:30–9:00 p.m.
Viking Braggot Southtowne Pub
2490 Willamette Street

Beer, wine, and food will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. Public talk followed by book signing, sponsored by Tsunami Books.

The History Pub speaker series is cosponsored by the University of Oregon Department of History and the Lane County History Musuem.

About the Speaker

Cynthia Culver Prescott is an associate professor of History at the University of North Dakota. She is also the author of Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory (University of Oklahoma Press, 2019), a groundbreaking book that examines the racial and gendered biases projected by pioneer monuments.

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