By Richard Jones
“American Wars, American Lives: The War of 1812 in the West”
- “Oliver Hazard Perry, Hero of Lake Erie,” a dramatic performancy by Jeremy Meier, Owens Community College. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton.
- “The War for the Great Lakes: A Symposium,” featuring Andrew Cayton, distinguished professor of history, Miami University; George Ironstrack, Myaamia Center, Miami University; Larry Nelson, editor of “Northwest Ohio History”; G. Michael Pratt, dean and professor of anthropology, Miami University; David Skaggs, historian, Bowling Green State University. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Wilks Conference Center.
- “Heritage Stories of the Miami Valley,” featuring historian Jim Blount, moderated by Shaun Higgins. 7 p.m. Oct. 23, Miami Hamilton Downtown, 221 High Street.
- “Don’t Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812,” featuring historian Dan Hickey, Wayne State College. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Wilks Conference Center.
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