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    Event for Students, Faculty and Staff: Uncovering Scranton’s Native Past

    March 17, 2021

    Students, faculty and staff are invited to the next Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn.

    Dr. Adam J. Pratt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History department, will present Uncovering Scranton's Native Past, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 12:00 p.m.  Please click here to register.

    Dr. Pratt will delve into the groups of Native people that lived in the northeastern Pennsylvania area, when, and what happened to them; the steps toward creating a Native Land Acknowledgement Statement; and, what other actions should the University make toward addressing past injustices.

     Dr. Adam Pratt is an associate professor of History. His courses taught include 19th-century United States history, the Age of Andrew Jackson, Native American history, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.  His book, Toward Cherokee Removal: Land, Violence, and the White Man’s Chance was published last year with the University of Georgia Press. He discussed his book and research in a recent Alarmist podcast in November which can be heard here.

    This educational program for all students, faculty and staff is a part of the Diversity + Inclusion = A Better U! series, hosted by the Office of Equity and Diversity. Registration is required. Please click here to register

    For more information on the program, please contact elizabeth.garcia2@scranton.edu. Registration and zoom questions contact Jennifer.pennington@scranton.edu.

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