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DHF Presents “Why The Civil War Mattered” With Stephen Hahn
From the Delaware Humanities Forum:
The Delaware Humanities Forum’s Joseph P. DelTufo Annual Lecture will be held Thursday, October 18, at the Delaware Historical Society. Dr. Stephen Hahn, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, will present “Why the Civil War Mattered.” Dr. Hahn is a specialist on history of nineteenth-century America, African-American history, the history ofthe American South, and the international history of slavery and emancipation. His publications include The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890, which won both the Allan Nevins Prize and the Frederick Jackson Turner Award, and A Nation Under our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration, which received the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize in American History, and Merle Curti Prize in Social History, as well as many articles and essays.
The lecture begins at 6:30pm and is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Reserve your seat today by contacting DHF at (302)657-0650 or email@example.com.