Anthony Zacchino ’09 is pursuing graduate work at the City University of New York.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
On Friday, August 19, York College will hold a Civil War panel discussion titled “On the Brink of Freedom: The Politics of Slavery, Secession, and War.” The event, free and open to the public, will take place in the Film Viewing Room (Humanities Center, Room 219) from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The panelists are Tom Sheeler, adjunct faculty, York College; John Kerr, adjunct faculty, York College; Anthony Zacchino ’09, instructor, Queens College; and Corey Brooks, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, York College.
"'Where the End is Desired, the Means are Given': Prigg v. Pennsylvania and Sectional Tension on the Mason-Dixon Line"
"Lincoln as Historian: His 1861 Case Against the Legality of Secession"
Anthony Zacchino ‘09
"Entering the Ranks, Lorenzo Thomas and Black Recruitment"
Corey Brooks, Ph.D.
From August 17-21, York will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with a series of interesting events, ranging from living history encampments, music, period dancing, lectures and panel discussions, and special exhibits including a showing of Gone With The Wind at the Strand Capitol Theater. Find out more about other events in York.