Six@Six Lecture Series

NKU SixSix

 Check out a Virtual Season of Six@Six

Six@Six is an annual series of community lectures by NKU’s faculty and students. The series showcases the scholarship and creative work on campus by discussing that work in the community. Normally hosted at venues around the region, including Behringer-Crawford Museum, the series has moved to a special “mini-series” of Six@Six talks using the magic of Zoom and Facebook.

 

Six@Six - The Grimké Sisters: Abolitionists to Suffragists

Tuesday, November 17, 6 p.m.six at six Grimke sisters

The only southern white women to ever become leading abolitionists, Sarah and Angelina Grimké worked tirelessly to expose the prejudices of American society in the 19th century. The Grimké sisters left comfortable lives as part of the Planter elite in the American South, they converted to Quakerism and dedicated their lives to reform. Their compelling story offers revisions to both the history of women's suffrage and abolition. This lecture will focus on the Grimké sisters' lives, their advocacy, and situate their compelling story within the broader American historical context.

Luis M. Sierra, joined Thomas More University in the fall of 2016. Sierra earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Latin American Studies and History at the University of New Mexico. He completed his Master’s and Ph.D. in Latin American History with fields in Comparative Urban History and United States History at Binghamton University (State University of New York). His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. He teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as upper division courses in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports, and recently taught a course on the Piracy and Black Markets.

For further information and to RSVP please CLICK HERE.

 

BCM is proud to host Six@Six Lectures.

Six@Six Lecture Series is a community lecture series sponsored by Northern Kentucky University’s Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. Think of this as your chance to go to college, minus the tuition, the morning classes and the pressure of grades.

We promise:

  • Lots of Interaction: These aren’t sit-on-your-hands lectures. Every talk will include time for questions!
  • Exciting, engaging evenings: The faculty, students and graduates who signed up for this year’s Six@Six season are pumped. It’s their chance to showcase their scholarship and expertise.
  • Join us on a journey of discovery. For more information, click HERE.

The Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement is a department at NKU that works to connect the campus and community. The center’s programming is designed to encourage NKU students and faculty to get involved in the community. Learn more at http://civicengagement.nku.edu.

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