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Celebrate African-American History of Talbot

Chesapeake College presents 4th event in Cadby Theatre Series

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

WYE MILLS – Chesapeake College looks at African American history and culture of Talbot County with the latest Cadby Series event "Preserving the Past" on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at noon in the Cadby Theatre in the Kent Humanities Building. This event is free and open to the public.

Chesapeake College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kathryn Barbour and Dean for Liberal Arts and Sciences Dr. Willie Woods will lead the discussion. The speaker’s panel will include Beth Hanson and Eleanor Magee from the Historical Society of Talbot County, who will provide an historical overview and an update on critical projects.

Chesapeake College staffers Harriette Lowery and Richard Potter will share their own family histories, and Chesapeake students will discuss their oral history projects.

Traditions and Transitions 2010 -2011 was developed to appeal to a broad range of patrons and to provide a new appreciation of the region. Supported by a donation from M&T Bank, all Traditions and Transitions programs are free and open to the public. Three events and programs remain to be presented from March 16 to May 18. On March 16, the series continues with "Women and the Future of Agriculture" at noon.

For more information about the Cadby Theatre Series, please call: 410-827-5825.

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