English-Speaking Union hosts expert on Native American history

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 • RSVP by Feb. 18
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The next meeting of the English Speaking Union will feature Dr. Daniel Cobb speaking on “Independence Won and Lost: The American Revolution in Indian Country.”
Cobb is an associate professor at UNC Chapel Hill in the Department of American Studies and he spent 2017-2018 at the University of Helsinki as Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies. In 2016 The Teaching Company released his “Great Courses on Native Peoples of North America,” a 24-lecture audio and video course created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian. He has written four books on Native American history and is currently writing a biography of Ponca activist Clyde Warrior, one of the most important intellectuals and rights movement leaders of the 1960s.
ESU meets at the Country Club of Salisbury at 6:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m. The cost of dinner is $32/pp and reservations are required. Contact Gerry Wood at 704-216-2660 before Feb. 18, or email gwood@gerrywoodauto.com.
If you are not a member of ESU you are welcome to attend this meeting to see if you would like to become a member. For more information on The English-Speaking Union, go to https://ESUUS.org/salisbury

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