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The University of La Verne’s Alpha Chi National Honor Society sponsored a lecture titled “Slavery and Public Memory: Dutch and American National Heritage,” by Johanna Kardux, director of English at Leiden University in the Netherlands. The Oct. 15 event was the first of five lectures that will be about Slavery and Memory in Transatlantic Perspective. Kardux is a faculty member at the University of La Verne on a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence award. Al Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, along with Matt Witt, associate professor of public administration, listened to Kardux talk about her experiences, while Udit Gratz, an Amsterdam native, joined in the conversation. Kardux is set to lecture again on Nov. 12 about “Black Man, White Heart: The Enslaved Mind of Jacobus Capitein.” / photo by Steven Bier

Kardux lectures on slave trade

The University of La Verne’s Alpha Chi National Honor Society sponsored a lecture titled “Slavery and Public Memory: Dutch and American National Heritage,” by Johanna Kardux, director of English at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

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