Historian Dr. Kathryn Olivarius to deliver annual Jones distinguished lecture

Dr. Kathryn Olivarius

Join the Florida State University Department of History Thursday, October 15th at 3 p.m as Kathryn Olivarius, assistant professor of history at Stanford University, delivers the 2020 James P. Jones Distinguished Lecture in American History. Olivarius will present, “Necropolis: Disease, Power, and Capitalism in the Cotton Kingdom,” a look at the intersections of slavery and science in the pre-war American South.

The James P. Jones Distinguished Lecture in American History is an annual event that connects a prominent scholar of U.S. history with FSU audiences and honors the memory of Jim Jones, beloved teacher and scholar in the Department of History who served the university for 57 years.

For more information about the event visit and to register: https://fla.st/3ilHM8b