The Fall 2011 ‘Perspectives’ Display is devoted to examining the multiple narratives around Columbus Day and Thanksgiving Day. Traditionally very Western-centric holidays, these events celebrate European culture in the United States. However, contemporary critics have offered a new perspective on these events: that Columbus Day and Thanksgiving Day only offers one paradigm of European arrival in North America.
The Fall 2011 Display hopes to offer a thorough examination of the issues around these holidays. Any questions? Contact Rebecca Marrall at firstname.lastname@example.org.