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Dr. Richard Buckelew at Florida History Con


Dr. Richard Buckelew at Florida History Con

At the 6th annual Florida History Con, Dr. Richard Buckelew of Bethune-Cookman University will present his talk, “Confronting the ‘Hard History’ of Racial Terror Lynching in Jim Crow Volusia County: Volusia Remembers Coalition and Community Engagement with Past Victims and Continuing Legacies of Racial Injustice” The Volusia Remembers Coalition illustrates how effective and meaningful community engagement can be when a diverse group of Volusia County citizens join forces to acknowledge and honor the victims of racial terror and lynching. Florida History Con is an annual event that features talks on various Florida History topics throughout the day from expert speakers in their field. Presentations are given every hour in the museum’s Root Auditorium. Visitors and history buffs will be able to experience a great variety of Florida history topics as well as become familiar with the many history clubs in the Volusia County region.

The cost is free to museum members or with paid admission. Funded through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Bethune-Cookman University, Dr. Buckelew’s talk is part of a community engagement oral history project with the university’s Oral History Collection that focuses on themes of racial justice and democracy.

Events Details:

Date/time: January 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Presented By:

Dr. Richard Buckelew, Associate Professor of History Bethune Cookman University Daytona Beach, Florida

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

In-person

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

James Zacharias
Phone:
(386) 256-2917
Email:
zach@maos.org

Venue Information:

Event Venue:

Museum of Arts and Sciences
352 S Nova Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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