Pulitzer Prize-winning author Heather Ann Thompson to speak at GCC TONIGHT

BATAVIA – The Fall 2017 Historical Horizons Lecture Series will kick-off TONIGHT with Dr. Heather Ann Thompson whose book won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2017.  Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy also secured the Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.

The event is FREE and open to the public.  Beginning at 7:00 PM, the program will take place in room T102 of the Conable Technology Building.  For more information, contact Prof. Derek Maxfield at ddmaxfield@genesee.edu or call 585-343-0055 ext. 6288.

The college bookstore will offer paperback copies of the book at the event at a special rate and Dr. Thompson will make herself available for autographing books after her presentation.


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