Noted Civil War Historian Dr. Victoria Bynum to Host Screening of The Free State of Jones

This image shows the event flyer for this screening.Noted Civil War historian Dr. Victoria Bynum will host a screening of the 2016 film, The Free State of Jones, staring Matthew McConaughey, which was based upon her 2001 work, The Free State of Jones: Mississippi’s Longest Civil War, with a discussion of the film and the real-life events to follow.

The screening will take place in 205 Gorgas Library on March 1, 2018, at 3:30 PM.

Sponsored by the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History and the College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information, contact Dr. Lesley Gordon or the Department of History (205-348-7100).

 

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