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4th Annual Civil War Era Lecture, Thursday, April 20, 5:30 PM

University Center Raccoon Mountain Room

The Department of History and the Africana Studies Program hosts UTC’s 4th Annual Civil War Era Lecture. The event will take place on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30pm in the University Center Raccoon Mountain Room. This year’s speaker will be Jim Downs, Associate Professor of History at Connecticut College. His talk is entitled “Dying to Be Free: The Health Conditions of Formerly Enslaved People During the Civil War and Reconstruction.”

The talk is free and open to the public. Questions may be directed to lecture co-organizer Will Kuby at William-Kuby@utc.edu. Attendees in need of accommodations are invited to contact UTC’s Disability Resource Center at 423-425-4006.

For more information on Professor Downs, see https://www.conncoll.edu/directories/faculty-profiles/james-downs/.

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