History and Political Science News and Events

Fall 2013 Events

Lee Abbamonte Lee Abbamonte

A Passion for Global Travel
September 17, 2013, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

DeMeester Recital Hall

Co-sponsored by the Career Development Office, Intercultural Student Life and Global Programming Office, and the Departments of History and Political Science, English and Humanities, and Physical Sciences.

Lee Abbamonte is the youngest American to visit every sovereign UN country in the world (that is 193!).

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James Oakes

James Oakes Langston Lincoln Lecture:
James Oakes

The Emancipation Proclamation:
Myths and Realities, Thursday, October 24, 2013
7 p.m., DeMeester Recital Hall

Co-sponsored by the History and Political Science Department, Schmidt Library, and the York County Heritage Trust.

A Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center, James Oakes has been teaching and writing about slavery, antislavery, and the origins of the Civil War for nearly 30 years.

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