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All RevEd sessions will take place in rooms 2060 and 2066 of the W&M School of Education, 301 Monticello Avenue.


RevEd program sessions will begin on Thursday with an in-person workshop taught by Kristin Gallas of MUSE Consulting. Attendees may choose to attend the Friday and Saturday sessions either (all) in-person or (all) digitally.  Sessions scheduled include:

Thursday, October 26, 2023

In-person workshop taught by Kristin Gallas of MUSE Consulting, “Integrating the Lives of Enslaved African Americans into School Programs”

Please note that State 250 Commission representatives receive first preference for the day-long workshop with Kristin Gallas, “Integrating the Lives of Enslaved African Americans into School Programs.” We will accept as many people as we can. If we exceed capacity we will start a waiting list. You will be notified no later than a week before the event if your spot is not secured.

Friday, October 27, 2023

9:00-10:30 am

“(Re)Surfacing: Stakeholders, Historical Voices, and Access to Primary Sources”

  • Sabrina Bocanegra, American Philosophical Society
  • Michael Madeja, American Philosophical Society

10:30-11:00 am
Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

“Building Teacher Leaders and Expanding Your Museum’s Impact”

  • Leslie Hayes, New York Historical Society

12:30-2:00 pm
Break for Lunch

2:00-4:00 pm

“Monumental Movements: Public Art and Memory”

  • Maggie Creech, Virginia Museum of History and Culture
  • Marisa Day, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA
  • Laura Earle, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

4:00-5:00 pm
SHUTTLE available to take guests to the plenary session

5:00-6:30 pm

Hennage Auditorium, Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums, 301 South Nassau Street

We thank the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for giving each registered attendee at the “For 2026” conference series (including RevEd and the Slate Seminar specialized conference tracks) a complimentary 7-day pass to Colonial Williamsburg and all regularly scheduled programming there. Attendees will receive a voucher when they pick up their conference registration packet. The vouchers can be redeemed at any Colonial Williamsburg ticketing site. A valid Colonial Williamsburg pass is required to enter the Hennage Auditorium and to attend the Friday evening plenary session (session 11).

Session 11
“Restoring the Indigenous voice in museums of early America”

An exploration of how we interpret the archaeological and historical evidence of the Indigenous peoples of early America,
and what approaches we take to provide them a voice.

Introduction by Cliff Fleet, CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

A panel moderated by Dr. Mariruth Leftwich, Senior Director, Museum Operations & Education,
Jamestown Yorktown Foundation, and including the following guests:

  • Fallon Burner, Historian, Colonial Williamsburg
  • Sean Devlin, Curator of Archaeology, Colonial Williamsburg
  • Russell Reed, Paspahegh Town Assistant Site Supervisor, JYF
  • Dave Givens, Directory of Archaeology, Jamestown Rediscovery
  • Darius Coombs, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

6:30-7:15 pm

Please join us upstairs in the Art Museums Café for a light reception.

 

Saturday, October 28, 2023

9:00-10:30 am

“Using History’s Habits of Mind to Explore Contested Freedoms”

  • Kathleen Barker, National Council for History Education
  • Shauna Liverotti, National Council for History Education

10:30-11:00 am
Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

“School and Museum Partnerships and Collaboration”

  • Marisa Day, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA
  • Laura Earle, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA
  • Donna Wine, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

12:30-2:00 pm
Break for Lunch

2:00-4:00 pm

“Bringing History to Life”

  • Kara Cameron, Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Daniel Brickl, National Museum of the U.S. Army
  • Elizabeth Maurer, National Museum of the U.S. Army

4:00-5:00 pm
SHUTTLE available to take guests to the plenary session

 

Session 24

 5:00-6:30 pm

On The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History
A reading and discussion with author Ned Blackhawk, Yale University

Introduction by Katherine Rowe, President of William & Mary

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Registrants for RevEd and the Slate Seminar are welcome to attend all events related to “For 2026: Contested Freedoms.”


Please be advised that photographs may be taken of speakers and attendees at all “For 2026” events. These images may be used in promotional materials and on websites controlled by the organizers. By attending the event, you are giving permission for the organizers to use your image and likeness.