ROOM NUMBER CHANGE: History Textbook Critic Presents Lecture


James Loewen, author of the best-selling book Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong will present two lectures at the University of Cincinnati on Thursday, April 24. The first lecture, which includes a free lunch, will be held at 1 p.m. in Room 127 McMicken. A late afternoon lecture examining teaching practices will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Room 53 McMicken. Both lectures are free and open to the public and are sponsored by the College of Education Tribunal, MainStreet and the Undergraduate Funding Board (UFB).

Loewen is a sociologist and educator who spent two years at the Smithsonian Institute reviewing some of the nation’s leading high school textbooks on American history. His critique of the history led to his book, which won the 1996 American Book Award among many other honors.

No reservations are necessary. For more information on the lectures, contact Tanya De Valle, president of the College of Education Tribunal, at tdelvalle@cinci.rr.com

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