for Florida History welcomes
Florida historian Robert Cassanello
(March 21, 2002) - The Center for Florida History at Florida Southern
College will host Dr. Robert Cassanello for an afternoon lecture
on Wednesday, March 27 at 2 p.m. in the Hollis Room on campus. Dr.
Cassanello's topic is "Rethinking the Streetcar Boycott Movement
in Florida 1900-1908."
A National Endowment
for the Humanities Research Fellow, Dr. Cassanello is currently
at work on book entitled, "The Great Migration and the Making
of Modern Florida, 1870-1920."
born in Queens, New York. He lived most of his life in Hollywood,
Florida and attended Florida Atlantic University from 1991-1995.
He continued his education at Florida State University, earning
his Ph.D. in 2000. He is currently an assistant professor at Miles
College in Birmingham, Alabama.
is free and open to the public. For further information about this
event or the Center for Florida History's Florida Lecture Series,
please contact Dr. James M. Denham at (863) 680-4312 or visit our
website at http://www.flsouthern.edu/flhistory/index.htm.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.