As Flagler College marks the 125th anniversary of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, the 2013 Community Lecture Series presents, “The Hotel Ponce de Leon Deconstructed: Building the Future for Modern America.” The series will feature a lineup of historians and scholars discussing Henry Flagler’s vision for St. Augustine, social classes and American politics during the late 19th century, the influence of art, music and literature during the Gilded Age, as well as other exciting topics.
Dr. Brenda Kauffman
"Civil Disobedience Theory and its Role in History"
Dr. Thomas Graham
Headwaiter Frank P. Thompson - "Race Pride Man"
Dr. Mike Butler
"The Limits of Legislation: The Black Freedom Struggle After 1964"
Dr. Felix Livingston
"Economic Freedom and Civil Rights"
Tickets are $5 per person for a single lecture, or $15 for four lectures. Active military personnel may attend at no charge. Lectures begin at 10 a.m. in the Flagler Room at Flagler College, 74 King St. Reservations are required, but space is limited. The lecture will last approximately one hour and will be followed by a coffee and pastry reception.
Call (904) 819-6282 for reservations or more information.
The Flagler College Community Lecture Series was established in 2007 to expose the St. Augustine community to select topics from local experts and Flagler faculty. Previous topics covered: