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Linda Rabben: "Through a Glass Darkly"

Exploring her new neighborhood after moving to Baltimore in 2021, anthropologist Linda Rabben noticed numerous stained-glass windows in houses, churches and public buildings.  On-the-ground and archival research in the city and suburbs inspired her to write about the connections between decorative art elements in the built environment and Baltimore's long history of racial, ethnic and religious segregation.

About the Author: 

Linda Rabben is an associate research professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland.  She is the author of Sanctuary and Asylum:  A Social and Political History; My Brazil:  Reports from the Interior;  Journeywoman:  A Writer's Story; and other books and articles on human rights and related subjects. 

Program Information: 

Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Saturday, April 20 at 11:00am

Canton, Meeting Room
1030 S. Ellwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224

Event Type

Book Discussions, Writers LIVE!

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Cleve Corner, Manager of Speaker & Author Engagement

Registration Required


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