B Movies and Bad History: Slavery on the Silver Screen
In conjunction with the Bullock Museum exhibition, Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808-1865, join us for an exploration of America's original sin as it has been portrayed on screen. Historians and media experts will guide us through a century of slavery on the silver screen through selected clips and conversation. About the presenters: Dr. Dwight Watson is Associate Professor of History at Texas State University and works as the Special Assistant to the Provost and is Founder of the Neighborhood Mentoring Program for Minority Students. Winston G. Williams is the Executive Director of Capital City Black Film Festival, and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.