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‘Emancipation Proclamation’: Two Events in Falvey Mark the 150th Anniversary

How and When to Commemorate Emancipation”: Special guest speaker William A. Blair, PhD, will address this topic on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. in the Falvey first-floor lounge. Dr. Blair is a liberal arts professor of American history and director of the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at Penn State University. Sponsored by Africana Studies, this event is co-sponsored by the Center for Peace and Justice Education, the Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies, the Cultural Studies Program and the Department of History. For additional information, please contact Madeline Cauterucci.

“Memorable Days, the Emilie Davis Diaries, 1863-1865”: You are invited to the reception at noon, on Friday, Feb. 1,  Falvey first-floor lounge, to celebrate the new Memorable Days website. The exciting day-to-day account of emancipation was made possible by a collaboration between faculty and students in the Departments of History and Communication, with support from Falvey Memorial Library, Africana Studies, VITAL and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. If you have questions, please contact Judith Giesberg, PhD.

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