Franklin Odo is an author, activist, scholar and historian; he focuses on the history and lived experiences of Asian Americans. Odo was Director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. He is currently the John J. McCloy ’16 Visiting Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy at Amherst College where he teaches courses on race, public history and memory, and the idea of “model minorities.”
(Distributed December 18, 2017)
Public humanities students conceived, developed, and curated “Emancipated Memories: Uncovering the Hidden Faces of Slavery,” a 2009 exhibition of artwork by Cora Marshall.