Camden Center Is Host to American History Series

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle

Brunswick, GA The Camden Center of the College of Coastal Georgia is partnering with Camden Community Alliance & Resources in presenting a series of documentary films and panel discussions which include Coastal Georgia faculty as participants. The series, Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle, was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

The presentations will be held on Thursday evenings, February 6, 13 and 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Camden Center, 8001 Lakes Boulevard in Kingsland. Free tickets are available through the Camden Community Alliance & Resources at http://www.camdenfamilies.org/event_tickets/

February 6 Slavery By Another Name
Panelists include CCGA professors Anna Dewart (English) and Dr. Orsolya Kolozsvari, Assistant Professor of Sociology.

February 13 The Loving Story
Panelists include Dr. Jean Choate, Professor Emerita of History, and Dr. Kolozsvari.

February 20 Freedom Riders
Panelists include CCGA professors Col. Richard Frizzell (Education), Ed Gay (History) and Tony Wege, Professor of Political Science.

In an earlier presentation, Dr. Choate and Dr. Michael Morris, Assistant Professor of History, were the featured panelists for the documentary film, The Abolitionists.

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Release Date: 1/31/2014
Source: College of Coastal Georgia

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