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Department of History Sponsors Cotton and Rural History Symposium



Department of History Sponsors Cotton and Rural History Symposium

APRIL 8 , 2002 - Collin County Community College District's Department of History in the Social Sciences Division is co-sponsoring the 6th Annual Cotton and Rural History Symposium to be held from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville. The event is also sponsored by Texas A&M - Commerce's Archives and Oral History Program. Registration is $8 (includes lunch).

Founded in 1997, the Cotton and Rural History Symposium hosts presenters working in the fields of social, agricultural and rural history, and folklore and the oral narrative. Previous presenters include former presidents of the Texas State Historical Association and a number of award-winning academic historians and writers.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kyle Wilkison at 972.881.5834, email at Kwilkison@ccccd.edu, or visit the web site at www.ccccd.edu/kwilkison/Cotton.htm.