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Understanding Reconstruction

February 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Gregory Caggiano, history instructor
Examine Reconstruction following the American Civil War and its effects on our country, felt immediately and today. Examine life in the post-war South, Jim Crow laws, the mythology of the “Lost Cause” and its reflection in the popular films “the Birth of a Nation” and “Gone With the Wind.” The portrayal of African Americans in early 20th Century pop-culture and contemporary issues, such as the removal of Confederate flags and statues from public spaces will be discussed. 2 SESSIONS

Tues, Feb 9 &16, 10-11:30 am
Fee and Code: $29, XHUMN 319

To register please call 732-224-2315 or email Continuing and Professional Studies with the name of the class in the subject line and include your phone number in the email. We will call you back to register for the program.


February 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Lifelong Learning