A quick plug for an event I am putting together at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University:
"Contrasting Perspectives on the War of 1812 in NW Ohio”
Lourdes University is pleased to announce its 2012 Distinguished Speaker Series in 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.