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Lunch and Learn Series

Event date: 10/26/2022 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Export event
Jenni Dahl
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Lunch and Learn Series

Abolition and Archaeology

UIS Lunch and Learn Series
UIS Alumni Sage Society
Co-Sponsored by the Illinois State Historical Society

Abolition and Archaeology
Wednesday, October 26
Dr. Jenny Barker-Devine, professor of history and department chair at Illinois College, will present on Edward Beecher, a descendant of the Beecher family, whose generations of clergy, educators, authors and artists advocated for abolitionism, temperance, and women's rights.
Dr. Terrance Martin, researcher, archivist and emeritus curator of anthropology, Illinois State Mueseum, will present on New Philadelphia and African American Archaeology in Central Illinois.

Illini Country Club
1606 Illini Road, Springfield, IL
Free Parking

$36 per person
Program includes a hot lunch.

Registration deadline is one week prior to the event.

Register online at
Virtual option via Zoom


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