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Dr. C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture: Featuring Dr. Dwana Waugh
March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This years Dr. C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture will feature Dr. Dwana Waugh, assistant professor of history at Sweet Briar College. Her lecture, “Fighting Back, Forging Ahead: How Race and Power Shaped the Collective Memory of Black Student Protests in Prince Edward County,” is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, at 7:00p.m. virtually. It is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Robert Russa Moton Museum, Longwood Department of History, Political Science, & Philosophy, and the Greenwood Library.
C.G. Gordon Moss was a professor of history at Longwood College from 1944-69. He served as department chair from 1947-60 and dean of the faculty from 1960-64. During the school closings in Prince Edward County from 1959-64, Moss became an outspoken advocate of reopening the schools and of equality and justice for all Americans. The C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture features historians who study democracy, social justice and social activism in American history. The C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture is sponsored by the Longwood University Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy and the Office of Academic Affairs.