Dr. Raymond Arsenault - Freedom Riders

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Academic Success Center, 118 836 McMillan Rd., Clemson, SC

Dr. Raymond Arsenault is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History and Program Advisor of the Florida Studies Program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where he has taught since 1980. A specialist in the political, social, and environmental history of the American South, he has also taught at several prominent universities.

Dr. Arsenealt will be lecturing  about the Freedom Riders introducing the students (and community) to a courageous group of people who put principle above safety.

A graduate of Princeton University (B.A. 1969) and Brandeis Universities Arsenealt is the author of two prize-winning books–The Wild Ass of the Ozarks: Jeff Davis and the Social Bases of Southern Politics and Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice.

The lecture will be free and open to the public followed by a small reception with light refreshments.

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Event Type

Academic, Lectures, Speakers

Departments

Pan-African Studies, CAAH

Target Audience

General Public, Students, Faculty

Contact Name:

Abel Bartley

Contact Phone:

656-5372

Contact Email:

abartly@clemson.edu

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