Lourdes Distinguished Speaker Series in History

Posted Feb 20th, 2012 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Community Interest


Lourdes University is pleased to announce its 2012 Distinguished Speaker Series in American History addressing “The War of 1812 in Northwest Ohio” on Friday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center in Sylvania. Guest lecturers include Jamie Oxendine and Larry Nelson, PhD, who will provide contrasting perspectives.

Mr. Oxendine is the Director of the Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation and a respected Native American speaker, writer, teacher and storyteller.

Dr. Nelson is a History Professor with Bowling Green State University and previously served as Site Director for Fort Meigs, a nationally accredited museum and site of one of Ohio’s 1812 battlefields.

Previous lectures have addressed a variety of historical topics including the Salem Witch trials, President Andrew Jackson and the Indian Removal, United States Slavery leading to the Civil War, and the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Brooks, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, at 419-824-3648 or mbrooks@lourdes.edu.

Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, organizational leadership and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Life Lab, Lifelong Learning and Theater Vision. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in baseball and men’s and women’s basketball, golf and volleyball. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Discover us online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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