Tonight: Cowden Lecture About Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War to Take Place in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Monday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Joanna Dunlap Cowden Memorial Lecture: Professor James Oakes, Freedom National — The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War

Professor James Oakes, of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will discuss emancipation, the most important social development of the American Civil War. Professor Oakes, who specializes in the history of slavery and slaveholders in the United States, is the author of five major books (including two winners of the Lincoln Prize) and numerous scholarly articles.

Free and open to the public.

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