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Department of History to host noted historian, lecture tomorrow



Dr. Patrick Manning, who serves as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of World History at the University of Pittsburg, will visit SFA today and tomorrow for a reception and public lecture.
A former president of the American Historical Association, Manning is considered among the most prominent historians on African history, the African diaspora and global migrations. During his lecture, “The African Diaspora: Teaching About the Black Experience Worldwide,” Manning will discuss the African migration to the Americas, Europe and Asia during the past five centuries and how that migration has enriched cultures worldwide.
The Department of History will hold a reception for Manning from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Old University Building, located at 411 N. Mound St. Light refreshments will be served.
The lecture will take place beginning at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Dugas Liberal Arts North, Room 102.
For more information, contact Dr. Mark Barringer, chair of the Department of History, at

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