Denison Historians Contribute to Autumn Bicentennial Lecture Series
Posted: September 20, 2005
On Tuesday evening (Sept. 20) at 7:30, the sixth lecture in the Granville Bicentennial Lecture Series will take place at the Higley Hall Auditorium on the Denison University Campus. Don Schilling, professor and chair of the history department will begin the autumn segment of this series with remarks based on his chapter in Volume One of the new Bicentennial History of Granville. His title is "Granville Encounters the World: 1914-1929."
All members of thecommunity are invited. All lectures in this series are free and open to the public.
The second lecture of the autumn series will be on Tuesday (Oct. 18) in the Higley Auditorium. Don Schilling will share his reflections onduring the Depression and the Second World War.
The final lecture of the series on Tuesday (Nov. 15) at 7:30 returns to the Great Room of theInn. Professor Emeritus Jack Kirby will conclude the autumn segment with remarks based on his chapter dealing with Granville since 1945 until the end of the millennium.
This culminating lecture in November will feature a reception for all the authors, editors and the many others associated with bringing together the exceptional three-volume History of. Tony and Carla Beckerley of the Inn are most generous in sponsoring this final reception for the Bicentennial program. This event will also be a second "book signing" occasion. The authors and editors have been asked to bring working pens!
This series is part of the 2005 Bicentennial celebrations and is sponsored by thePublic Library, the 2005 Bicentennial Commission and the Granville Historical Society.
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