Location: Smith Memorial Center Room 296 and 298 for the 2/23/06 lecture
Cramer Hall, Room 494 for the 2/24/06 workshop
Price: Free Lecture and Workshop
The Emergence of the British Coffeehouse is the topic of the 2006
Endowed Lecture to be presented by the Friends of History at Portland
State University on Thursday, February 23 in Rooms 296/8 of Smith
Memorial Center beginning at 7:30 PM. McGill University Professor
Brian Cowan will deliver the lecture based upon the research he
conducted while writing his recently published book: The Social Life of
Cowan received his history degree in 1992 from Reed College before heading out to Princeton University where he earned his M.A. and PhD in History. He has taught at the University of Sussex at Brighton, UK; Yale University, CT; and currently at McGill University in Montreal where he holds the title of Canada Research Chair in Early Modern British History.
The FOH 2006 Endowed Lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Cowan will also be conducting a free workshop on Friday, Feb 23,2006 in Cramer Hall Room 494 starting at noon. A dinner preceding the lecture is being sponsored by Friends of History on the PSU campus. Tickets are $35 per person and include the dinner and reserved seating at the Endowed Lecture. Advance reservations are required by Thursday, February 16 at (503)725-3917.
Contact Information: KC Piccard-Krone (503) 493-2444