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Speaker to Discuss “What Do We Mean by Love of Country?”

What can be learned from the social movements of the 1960s, especially in light of present realities?

Dr. Paul Lyons, professor and author of “The People of This Generation: The Rise and Fall of the New Left in Philadelphia” will present the talk “Dissent and Patriotism: What Do We Mean By Love of Country?” on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at Frostburg State University. The discussion will be held in the Leake Room of the Cordts Physical Education Center and is free and open to the public.

Lyons has a rich background integrating social work and history, and he regularly teaches “The Vietnam War: Senior Seminar” and “The Holocaust and the American Experience.” He is a professor of Social Work at Stockton College in Pomona, N.J. He also serves on the associated faculty in Historical Studies and the faculty in the Master’s in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Community Work and Policy from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in 1980.

Lyons’ other books include “Philadelphia Communists, 1936 –1956;” “Class of ’66: Living in Suburban Middle America” and “New Left, New Right, and the Legacy of the Sixties.”

The talk is sponsored by the FSU Faculty Development & Sabbatical Committee. For more information, contact Ann Bristow, FSU Psychology Department, at 301-687-4446.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

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