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Award-winning educator Kevin M. Levin to deliver McPherson-Mitchell Lecture at TROY

February 13, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Award-winning educator and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. in Claudia Crosby Theatre at Troy University’s Troy Campus.

Levin is the author of “Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth,” a book exploring the claims that black Americans…

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Historian discusses lives of last known U.S. slave ship passengers

January 30, 2019
By Greg Phillips

The story of the Clotilda is about more than just the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to the U.S. — it’s about a group of teenagers who built a life and a lasting community in a strange land.

Dr. Sylviane Diouf, an African Diaspora historian and author of the book “Dreams of…

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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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