Fall 2013 Lampros Lecture Series 
The Civil War Era 

     

Weber State University is honored to welcome the distinguished historian Professor Walter Johnson of Harvard University as guest lecturer for the fall 2013 Lampros Lecture Series. Johnson is the Winthrop Professor of History, African, and African American Studies, his work focuses on slavery, capitalism, and imperialism in the nineteenth century. 

Professor Johnson's newest book River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Imperialism in the Mississippi Valley (2013) examines the history of the Mississippi Valley between the Louisiana Purchase and the Civil War. This work focuses on "the immediate experience of slavery and mastery, [and also] embeds the history of slavery in the U.S. in the histories of global capitalism and U.S. imperialism."      


Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7:00 - 8:30 pm, Dumke Hall 
WSU Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning


More information about Professor Johnson can be found here.

 

ALL LECTURES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 
 Past Lampros Lectures Series

Weber State UniversityOgden, Utah 84408

Privacy PolicyTerms of UseNondiscrimination Policy