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Civil War talk: The Clash of Titans

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 4:00pm

Special Collection Services at Dupré Library continues a series of lectures in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Dr. Harry Laver, Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the History Department at Southeastern Louisiana University, will speak on the topic “The Clash of Titans: Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant” at 4:00 pm on September 9. The event will take place in the third floor hall outside the Ernest J. Gaines Center.

Dr. Laver is a recent Fulbright Scholar whose fields of study include the American Civil War and Military Leadership. Students describe Laver as a very great speaker who delivers interesting lectures. A Q&A will follow Dr. Laver’s talk.

The event is supported by Gilda Lehrman Institute of American History. It is free and open to the public.

Speaker/performer name: 
Dr. Harry Laver
Room name/number: 
Gaines Center Hallway, Dupré Library

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Event contact email: 
Event contact phone: 
(337) 482-1164
Event contact address: 
Jean Kiesel
Louisiana Room Librarian
Dupré Library
400 East Saint Mary Blvd.
Lafayette, LA 70503
United States