Michelson to present annual faculty lecture

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2009-02-17
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University’s Dr. Paul E. Michelson will deliver the annual Forester Lecture Series faculty lecture at 7 p.m. on March 2 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. Michelson, distinguished professor of history, was chosen for the honor after a competitive review process. His lecture will explore the relationship between Christians and Jews in Venice.

Michelson began his Huntington University teaching career in 1974. He holds a doctoral degree from Indiana University and is a specialist in Romanian and East European/Russian history, the history of Venice, and historiography. He has been a three-time Fulbright research scholar, and has published several books and more than 90 scholarly articles. Michelson currently serves as president of the Society for Romanian Studies and secretary of the Conference on Faith and History.

Each semester, Huntington University presents the Forester Lecture Series. The lectures are designed to bring interesting persons and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. All lectures are held in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University. The lectures are open to the public free of charge.

The Forester Lecture Series is coordinated by Dr. Jeff Webb, associate professor of history. For further information, contact Webb at (260) 359-4243.


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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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