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Lectures devoted to Black History Month

Lectures devoted to Black History Month

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

The Department of History and Political Science is hosting lectures on African philosophy, racial inequality in golf and Mary Seacole, a Jamaican nurse, as part of the 2019 Spring History and Politics Lecture Series for Black History Month. Samantha Cavell and Peter Gratton, assistant professors of...

The voice of military history

The voice of military history

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

History may not be everyone's favorite subject, but Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell used her passion for it to present a lecture for the History and Political Science Society. Cavell's lecture focused on the history of naval vessels in Louisiana during the 1800s such as the Pioneer,...

Then and now: veterans and World War I

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell discussed the trials and struggles American soldiers faced before and after World War I to wrap up the "Then and Now" lecture series. The Veterans Day lecture was held on Nov. 7 in Pottle Auditorium from 1-2 p.m. In the lecture, Cavell discussed...