Joe Atkinson to Discuss Evansville History at UE Andiron Lecture

Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The speaker for the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture on November 9 will be Joe Atkinson, UE digital multimedia specialist in residence. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 253, in Ridgway University Center. Atkinson’s topic will be “Evansville History in Motion.” All of the Andiron lectures are free and open to the public.

Other lectures in this series include:

February 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

“Alpha Scholars and First- Generation Families” – Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociology

March 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

“Toward a New Nostalgia for Public Libraries: Engaging, Inquiring, and Empowering” – Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library

April 5, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

"Diggers, Farmers, and Townsmen: Irish Immigrants in Southwestern Indiana” – Daniel Gahan, UE professor of history

The Andiron Lecture series is sponsored by the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences and supported by a generous gift from Donald B. Korb. For more information, call 812-488-1070 or 812-488-2589.

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