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Exhibition, performance project receive national recognition

The New South and the New Slavery exhibition and [The Georgia Incarceration Performance Project] by Chuck Barber, Jan Levinson Hebbard, Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, Barbara McCaskill, Mary Miller, Emily Sahakian, Sidonia Serafini, Jill Severn, University of Georgia; and Keith Arthur Bolden, Julie Johnson, Kathleen Wessel, Spelman College, earned honorable mention in the National Council on Public History’s Outstanding Public History Project Award.

This award is presented for work that contributes to broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice. 

The NCPH is a nonprofit membership association that inspires public engagement with the past and serves the needs of practitioners in putting history to work in the world. NCPH builds community among historians, expands professional skills and tools, fosters critical reflection on historical practice, and publicly advocates for history and historians. Members of the organization include historical consultants, museum professionals, government historians, professors and students, archivists, teachers, cultural resource managers, curators, film and media producers, historical interpreters, policy advisors, and many others.