Tag Archives: history

Author, historian Diouf to speak at TROY

January 4, 2019
By Greg Phillips

African Diaspora historian and author Dr. Sylviane Diouf will deliver the 2019 McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Monday, Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. at Troy University’s Crosby Theater.

Founded in 2000, the McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History is named in honor of former Troy University History Department faculty members Milton McPherson and Norma Mitchell….

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Revolutionary 100-year-old Alabama native to speak at TROY Dothan

December 4, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Dothan Campus will host a screening of the documentary “First Lady of the Revolution,” about Henrietta Boggs, who served a key role in the Costa Rican Civil War, on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Sony Hall.

Boggs, 100, is an Alabama native and will attend the screening, which will be followed…

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Singing history professor dies

November 8, 2018
By Clif Lusk

A singing, songwriting, history-loving academic has left the Trojan Nation. Dr. Allen Dennis, former chair of history and associate dean of Arts and Sciences, died Monday, Nov. 5 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss. after a lengthy illness.

Dr. Dennis, an Athens, Tenn. native, was the first member of his family to graduate college…

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