The annual History Forum focuses on a different theme each year and brings prominent scholars to campus to share their expertise with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors.
Past topics have included the Vietnam War, Pop Culture, Baseball, and the Historical Impact of the 1960 Presidential Election.
The Sixteenth Annual History and Political Science Club Forum Pennsylvania: Past and Present Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Widener Center Lecture Hall
Coffee, tea, and other breakfast items will be available starting at 8:30 a.m.
Lunch will be served in the Grace Hall Atrium starting at 12:15 p.m.
Scheduled Speakers and Presentations
Al Hunter, Jr. Co-Author of Thou Shalt Not Steal: The Life and Times of a Rifle-Armed Negro League Catcher “’Bill "Ready’ Cash: How a Poor Black Boy from Philadelphia Rose to Become a Two-Time Negro League Baseball All-Star”
Joan Saverino, Ph.D. Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania “Mapping Memories in Stone: Italians and the Transformation of a Philadelphia Landscape”
Courtney Smith, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, Cabrini College “Pennsylvania Frenemies: A History of the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Sports Rivalries”
Bart Van Valkenburgh Board Member, Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund “Chester County and the Fall Campaign of 1777 and Its Footprints in 2013”
Gerry Von Blohn Cabrini College Alumnus “Pennsylvania Regiments: The Second Day at the Battle of Gettysburg”
To register to attend or for more information, please contact Courtney Smith, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org.