French Institute Events

Not a Catholic Nation: The Ku Klux Klan Confronts New England Catholics in the 1920s

A lecture by Mark Paul Richard, Professor of History and Canadian Studies, State University of New York at Plattsburgh

March 16, 2016  |  4:00P.M. - 5:50 P.M.  |  Alden Trust Auditorium - K112

Join us on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 4;00 - 5:50 P.M. as Dr. Richard examines the KKK’s largely ignored growth in the six states of New England—CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT—and details the reactions of the Klan's primary targets, the Catholic population, particularly French Canadians.

Sponsored by the French Institute and Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) at Assumption College