Friday, Feb 2, 2018

Lecture: The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Time: 6:00 pm til 7:00 pm

Location: Lake Wales Museum & Cultural Center 325 S. Scenic Highway Lake Wales, FL 33853

Description: Florida Humanities Council Speaker Series "Lecture: The African Diaspora Experience in Florida" presented by Anthony Dixon

Join us at the Lake Wales Museum as we host Dr. Anthony Dixon, Founder and President of Archival and Historical Research Associates, LLC (AHRA), a public history company and Archivist and Assistant Professor of History at Bethune – Cookman University, as he presents “The African Diaspora Experience in Florida.” Dixon will discuss Florida’s relationship with African descendants unlike any other state. This relationship has had a direct impact on the growth of Florida. Throughout each period of Florida history there is a significant presence of the African diaspora. Professor Dixon discusses this relationship by utilizing both broad and specific topics from 1513 – to the present.

We are very excited to partner with Visit Central Florida, the Florida Humanities Council, and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs to offer this program.

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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