march, 2019

thu21mar6:30 pmEvansville's Economy in the 1960s Program6:30 pm


(Thursday) 6:30 pm

Event Details

On Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 PM, Dr. James MacLeod of the University of Evansville will present a talk focusing on economics, labor, and industry in Evansville during the 1960s. This presentation is offered in conjunction with the exhibition EVANSVILLE IN THE 1960S. Dr. MacLeod was educated at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, receiving an MA in 1988 and a PhD in 1993. Since 1994 he has been a member of the History Department at UE, where he teaches courses in European History and the two World Wars. Dr MacLeod is the author of Evansville in World War Two, which was published in 2015. In 2016 he wrote and co-produced a two-part documentary on Evansville in World War II for WNIN. He is also author of the 2017 book The Cartoons of Evansville’s Karl Kae Knecht: Half a Century of Artistic Activism. He has won many awards for his teaching and scholarship, and was UE’s Outstanding Teacher in 2009. He is an award-winning cartoonist and his work appears in the Evansville Courier and Press and the Henderson Gleaner.