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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 Registration and zoom questions contact

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