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Media Advisory: Annual Washburn University Kansas Day Lecture is Tuesday, Jan. 29

01/28/19 05:01 pm CST
"The Finest Men We Have Ever Seen: Thomas Jefferson, the Osages, and the Roots of White Supremacy in the United States."

WHAT: The Washburn University Center for Kansas Studies will host its annual Kansas Day Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 29. A reception will take place before the lecture, at 2:30 p.m., in the Rita Blitt Gallery on the Washburn University campus.

Dr. Robert Warrior, Warrior, Hall Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Culture at the University of Kansas and a member/citizen of the Osage Nation, will speak at 3:00 p.m. in the Rita Blitt Art Gallery on the Washburn University campus. Warrior’s lecture is titled "The Finest Men We Have Ever Seen: Thomas Jefferson, the Osages, and the Roots of White Supremacy in the United States."

This event (reception and lecture) is free and open to the public.

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan.29; reception at 2:30 p.m. and lecture at 3 p.m.

WHERE: Rita Blitt Gallery on the Washburn University campus

DETAILS: The Washburn University Center for Kansas Studies is a group of Washburn University faculty who convene regularly to promote and share their interest in Kansas. The center encourages Kansas studies by offering courses in the Kansas studies program, by creating and providing information about Kansas resources at Washburn University and around the state, by offering programming on Kansas topics, and by providing outreach programs that focus on the past, present, and future of Kansas.

 

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Contact:

Washburn University
Joy Bailes, (785) 670-2153
Assistant Director of University Relations
joy.bailes@washburn.edu
(785) 230-1648 (cell)

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