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War of 1812 Symposium
December 8 2012 | 9:00am to 3:30pm
In conjunction with Wayne State University, the Detroit Historical Society invites you to delve into the history of the War of 1812 and its impact on Detroit. This day-long symposium will include two break-out sessions, a keynote presentation by Alan Taylor and lunch. Alan Taylor is Professor of History at the University of California Davis and a contributing editor to the New Republic. His most recent publication, The Civil War of 1812, has drawn widespread praise, described in one critique as "the most illuminating and original history of the conflict ever written."
Border Crossings: The Detroit River Region in the War of 1812, edited by Denver Brunsman, Joel Stone and Douglas Fisher, ill be available for sale during the event. This book, available from Wayne State University Press, is a compilation of the essays written and presented For ticket availability or for more information please call 313.833.1801.
Special thanks to Community Engagement@Wayne and the Daughters of the American Revolution Louis St. Clair Chapter for sponsoring this special program!
Buy Border Crossings: The Detroit River Region in the War of 1812 HERE.