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Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Was the Leader of the Confederacy So Often Depicted as a Mule?

Associate Professor, Director, Museum Studies Certificate Program
Winslow Homer painting of confederate leader as a mule
101 LeConte Hall

This installment of the Department of History's undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Akela Reason, Associate Professor and Director of the Museum Studies Certificate program. Dr. Reason will discuss Winslow Homer’s last major painting of the Civil War, Rainy Day in Camp, and the depiction of the leader of the Confederacy as a mule.

Free admission, free pizza!




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