Senior Becca Duffy has drawn upon her interests in public history and visual art to curate a moving exhibit on childhood poverty in Schmucker Art Gallery. “Pray for the People Who Feed You: Voices of Pauper Children in the Industrial Age,” opened on September 9 and will run through October 24. A double major in History and Art History (with minors in Public History & East Asian Studies) and two-time former Pohanka intern, Becca’s interest in this topic grew out of an International Bridge Course experience mentored by CWI’s Jill Ogline Titus. Over the course of three semesters, Becca used her study abroad experience at the University of Lancaster (England) to undertake a comparative analysis of museum representations of poverty and welfare, focusing primarily on the Workhouse (Southwell) and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York City). In “Pray for the People Who Feed You,” Becca has turned her attention to analyzing visual and print representations of children in poverty and reading between the lines of those who spoke “for” these children to attempt to recover echoes of their own voices. Becca will present a gallery talk on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm, followed by a reception. Read more about Becca's project.