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History Careers Day Keynote Announced

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Noted historian Dr. Christopher Olsen, chair and professor of the History at Indiana State, will deliver the first History Careers Day keynote lecture at 7 p.m., February 22, 2013 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall. “Crooks, Drunks, and Bandits: Voting in Antebellum America,” offers a lively take on the pre-Civil War American electorate. Dr. Olsen is author of several books including Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860 (Oxford U. P., 2000) and The American Civil War: A Hands-On History (Hill and Wang, 2006). The schedule for other History Careers Day events/workshops elsewhere on the Eastern Illinois University campus will be posted shortly.