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

Author and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at the Troy Campus on Feb. 19.

Author and historian Kevin M. Levin will deliver the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at the Troy Campus on Feb. 19.

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

Dr. Sylviane Diouf discussed the lives of Cudjo Lewis and his fellow passengers on the Clotilda during TROY's 2019 McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

Dr. Sylviane Diouf discussed the lives of Cudjo Lewis and his fellow passengers on the Clotilda during TROY's 2019 McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

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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Alabama author to speak at McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Troy

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Dr. Harvey "Hardy" Jackson will speak at the McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Jan. 23.

Author and historian Dr. Hardy Jackson will deliver the McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Jan. 23 inside Claudia Crosby Theater at Troy University’s Troy Campus.

Jackson’s lecture shares the title of his book, “The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera,” and will focus on the evolution of the Florida Panhandle Gulf Coast from…

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