Webb to give lecture at Fort Wayne History Center
FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, April 21, 2009Huntington, Ind.-Huntington University's Dr. Jeffrey Webb, professor of history, will deliver an invited lecture in conjunction with the release of the new PBS series, "We Shall Remain." Webb's lecture will be at 3 p.m. on April 26 at the History Center in Fort Wayne.
This program, included as part of the American Experience series, documents the Native American story in North America, and argues that Native American history should be seen as an essential part of American history.
Webb's lecture is titled "Little Turtle's War: Dynamics of Indian Resistance and Accommodation in the Midwest" and will address the conflicted nature of Native American responses to early Anglo-American settlement in the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes Region.
Webb received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in the field of Early American History. He has contributed to numerous encyclopedia and reference works and presented work at professional meetings worldwide, most recently in Moscow, Beijing and Bermuda. He also has published several books in the "Complete Idiot's Guide" series as well as an introduction to the recent Barnes & Noble reprint of Winston Churchill's "History of the English Speaking People." He lives in Huntington with his wife, Jill, and two sons, Christian and Aaron.