Dr. Julia Rose - Interpreting Difficult History
September 18, 2019
Alcove F, 3rd Floor Kansas Union
Julia Rose has been active as an educator, curator, and arts administrator for more than 30 years, and is currently serving as the director and curator of the Homewood Museum at Johns Hopkins University. Rose holds a doctorate in education from Louisiana State University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany. Previously, Rose has held curatorial positions at the Columbia Historical Society in Washington, D.C.; the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, Tennessee; the East Tennessee Historical Society in Knoxville, Tennessee; and Magnolia Mound Plantation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her research focuses on interpreting difficult histories and documenting historical enslaved plantation communities for museum interpretations. She has published and lectured extensively on those subjects; her most recent book is Interpreting Difficult History.