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Marszalek Speaker Series to host “Of Times and Race” discussion

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Date(s) - 03/20/2013
2:00 pm

Location
Mississippi State University

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The John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Library Fund and Lecture Series will continue at MSU Libraries on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library’s John Grisham Room.

This installment of the series will feature a discussion panel on the new book “Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek.” Panelists include book editors Michael Ballard and Mark Cheathem, along with Thomas D. Cockrell, Stephen S. Michot, Horace Nash and Timothy B. Smith. The series will be moderated by William “Bill” Parrish, author and retired history professor from Mississippi State University.

The John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Library Fund and Lecture Series was established in 2002 by the Marszaleks and by the Mississippi State University Libraries to encourage use of primary source materials related to American history, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jacksonian America, and race relations. The series includes papers presented by university students and a lecture by an established historian of national reputation.

The Marszalek Library Fund is a special fund used annually to purchase primary source materials to be added to the holdings of Mitchell Memorial Library.

For more information about Mississippi State University, see www.msstate.edu.