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Opening Reception: Shenkman Collection

Friday, September 9, 2016
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
The William Benton Museum of Art

Opening Reception for PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNING OVER THE DECADES: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of American Political Flags and Textiles.

Immediately following the Opening Reception, at 7 pm President Susan Herbst will moderate the panel discussion- Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The 2016 Presidential Election in Historical Context Discussants: Frank Costigliola, UConn, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, History; Alexis Boylan, UConn, Associate Professor, Art History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Program; Christopher Vials, UConn, Associate Professor, English and American Studies Jeff Bridgman, Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, Inc., Leading Expert in Antique American Flags & Political Textiles. For more details on the discussants click here:

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP recommended to 860.486.5084


Karen Sommer

Benton Events (primary), First Year Programs & Learning Communities, History Department, Political Science, President's Office, UConn Master Calendar

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