Friday, October 12, 2012

Vietnam Era Lecture Series Continues

Dr. John Lupold
Vietnam Era Lecture Series Continues
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
12:30 p.m.
1st Floor Forum Area
Schwob Memorial Library (Main Campus Library)

Dr. John Lupold, Professor Emeritus of History at Columbus State University, will present, “The Way We Were: Columbus during the Vietnam War” on Tuesday, October 16th, at 12:30 p.m. in the Schwob Library on CSU’s main campus. This is the second lecture in a year-long retrospective on the war, “The Vietnam War: Reflections on an Era” presented by the First Year Experience Program at Columbus State. Light refreshments will be served beginning at 12:00 noon.

This lecture will discuss a number of events that occurred in Columbus during the war, including the trial of Lt. William L. Calley, the Orphan Airlift, and the relationship between Fort Benning and the city of Columbus during that time.

Dr. John Lupold’s service at CSU spans 32 years, with seven spent serving as the Chair of the Department of History and Geography before retiring in 2004. He has been recognized for his contributions of service, research and leadership earning the CSU Educator of the Year Award in 1997 and as a recipient of the Georgia Humanities Council Award. His published works includes a biography of Horace King (Bridging Deep South Rivers: The Life and Legend of Horace King) and other works which chronicle and highlight the history of Columbus, Georgia.

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