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2020-21 Baird Lecture by Lucas Somers

Lucas Somers, a doctoral student in history and the 2020-21 Baird Fellow in the Center for the Study of the Gulf South, will present his Baird-supported research titled "Imperfect Allies and Angry Mobs: The American Missionary Association and the Battle for Black Education in Post-Civil War Kentucky." His research focuses on the establishment of schools for the formerly enslaved in Kentucky and Tennessee during the decade after the Civil War. 

Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event