This year’s Go Big Read book is How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith. On November 2nd, 2022, Clint Smith spoke with History undergraduates and graduate students in the Humanities Building in the Curti Lounge. Students had the opportunity to ask Smith about his book and his professional work with public history and writing for a public audience in a small group format. The conversation with Smith was le
d by Professor Simon Balto and the Director of the Public History Project, Kacie Lucchini Butcher.