Author and Professor Tracy Jean Revels to speak at FSC’s Florida Lecture Series
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2005) — Florida Southern College’s Center for Florida History welcomes Tracy Jean Revels to the Florida Lecture Series on Oct. 20. Revels will discuss her book “Grander in Her Daughters: Florida’s Women During the Civil War” beginning at 7 p.m. in the William M. Hollis Seminar Room on the Florida Southern campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the lecture.
A specialist in southern history, Revels received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Florida State University. She is currently an associate professor of history at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Florida Historical Society, and the Southern Historical Association. She has published articles in “The Florida Historical Quarterly”and “Forum: The Magazine of the Florida Humanities Council,” as well as book reviews in a wide range of newspapers and journals. Her book “Grander in Her Daughters: Florida’s Women During the Civil War” (Columbia, 2004) received the Florida Historical Society’s 2005 Rembert Patrick Prize for the best scholarly work in Florida history. She is also the author of “Watery Eden: A History of Wakulla Springs” (Tallahassee, 2000). Revels was born and still resides part time in Madison, Fla.
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