Keynote Presentations and Book Signings during Spring Literary Arts Festival

Primary tabs

The library and the Friends of the Library will host two authors for keynote presentations and book signings during the 2013 Spring Literary Arts Festival, "North and South: A House Divided," commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War on Saturday, April 6 in the library's meeting room.

1:00 p.m.

James Downs, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Connecticut College, author of Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction

2:30 p.m.

Ronald S. Coddington, contributing author for the New York Times and Assistant Managing Editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education; author of Faces of the Civil War: An Album of Union Soldiers and Their Stories, Faces of the Confederacy: An Album of Southern Soldiers and Their Stories, and African American Faces of War: An Album. 

Event Type: