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The Danube: Floating Through History with Dr. Gary Joiner

April 17, 2020

This three-lecture series about one of Europe's most historical rivers is presented by Gary D. Joiner, Ph.D., chairman of the Department of History and Social Sciences at LSU Shreveport at Shreve Memorial Library Broadmoor Branch, March 6, April 17 and May 7 at 10 a.m.. Topics include:

  • March 6: Conflict of Culture: Romans, Barbarians, Christians, Oh My! -- What happens when cultures collide?
    April 17: Centuries of Conquest, Struggles & the Twilight of Empires: Roman, Holy Roman, Ottoman, Hapsburg, Nazi, and Soviet
    May 7: Pageantry, Politics & Peril: Nuremberg's Role in History from the Crusades Through the Third Reich

These lectures are free and open to the public.

The Danube: Floating Through History with Dr. Gary Joiner