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‘Searching the Archives’ panel on Oct. 19 to feature York College faculty

September 30, 2016
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A panel of York College faculty members will discuss their archival work at 3:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in Room 218 of the Humanities Center. The presentation, part of the “Searching the Archives” Humanities Lecture Series, is open to the public free of charge.

Gabriel Abudu, professor of English and Humanities, will present “Finding the Lost Voices of Afro-Cuban Women Poets.” Ilana Krug, professor of History, will present “Uncovering the Medieval World Through Archival Research.” Victor Taylor, professor of English and Humanities, will present “Derridean Fever and the Archival Legacy of Jacques Derrida.”

Panelists will discuss their archival work in the context of historical studies, literature, culture, and biographical research, as well as demonstrate the valuable connections between archival resources, scholarship, and teaching.       

A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,400 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.