Alumni College – Anne Braden’s “A Letter to White Southern Women” with Dr. Pattie Dillon, Professor of History/Chair School of Liberal Studies
This mini “course,” part of an offering we are calling “Alumni College,” will explore the historical complexities of gender and racism within the context of Anne Braden’s 1972 “Letter to Southern White Women.”
Dr. Pattie Dillon serves as the chair of Liberal Studies and associate professor of History, having completed her BS in sociology at the University of Florida, her MA in history at the University of Central Florida, and her PhD in history at Mississippi State University (Starkville). Her doctoral research focused on the connections between race, gender, and religion during the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Dr. Dillon teaches courses on civil war and reconstruction, Jim Crow, gender history, and U.S. history since 1945.