The Eastern Nazarene College History Department will present two lectures by noted authors and historians next month as part of its Public Lecture Series. To be held in ENC's Shrader Hall on the college's main campus, both lectures are free and open to the public.
The first lecture -- to be held at 7 p.m. Friday Oct. 9 -- will feature veteran journalist Hank Klibanoff, whose book, The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation,received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for History. Klibanoff -- a former Boston Globe reporter, deputy managing editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer and managing editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- will discuss "The Race Beat: Then & Now."
"Thunder on the Right: The Rise of Conservatism in Postwar America" will be the topic of historian Bruce Schulman's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 13. The author of From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt: Federal Policy, Economic Development and the Transformation of the South, Schulman has also written books on American politics (Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism) and the nation's evolving culture (The Seventies: The Great American Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics).
The ENC History Department Public Lecture Series is made possible by the support of ENC alumni.
Eastern Nazarene College's main campus is located at 23 E. Elm Ave. in Quincy's Wollaston neighborhood. Shrader Hall is handicapped accessible.
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