Portier Lecture

2018 Portier Lecture

"Race in Castro's Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution " presented by Dr. Devyn Spence Benson.

Monday, October 22, at 7:30, at Byrne Memorial Hall, Spring Hill College.

Devyn Spence Benson is Associate Professor of Africana and Latin American Studies and Chair of the Africana Studies Department at Davidson College in North Carolina. Dr. Benson's talk will be based on her recent book, Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution.

The Portier Lecture is the annual history lecture, named in honor of Bishop Michael Portier, the first bishop of Mobile, who founded Spring Hill College in 1830.

Archbishop Oscar Lipscomb delivered the first Portier Lecture in 1980. Although the lecture is intended primarily for students and faculty, it is open to the public.

Previous Portier Lectures

2018 Devyn Spence Benson
2017 Karen Cox
2016 Charles Beem
2015 Nancy Isenberg
2014 Michael Neiberg
2013 Patricia Sullivan
2012 Carole Levin
2011 Curtis J. Austin
2010 Donald L. Miller
2009 James Farrell
2008 Andrew Wiest
2007 Thomas Schwartz
2006 Brian Ward
2005 Alan J. Ward
2003 Athan Theoharis
2002 Bertam Wyatt-Brown
2001 Michael Phayer
2000 William H. Chafe
1999 Lloyd C. Gardner
1998 Claudia Koonz
1997 Jack P. Greene
1996 Gerhard L. Weinberg
1995 Mary Beth Norton
1994 Richard Stites
1993 Wayne Flynt
1992 Milton Klein
1991 Patrick J. Geary
1990 Luis Martin
1989 Richard King
1988 Stephen E. Ambrose
1987 Howard Smith
1986 Paul Murphy
1984 Paul Boller
1983 Winthrop Jordan
1982 Laurence Lafore
1981 George Cuttino
1980 Archbishop Oscar Lipscomb