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February 26, 2004

Three Birmingham-Southern students present British Studies papers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Three Birmingham-Southern College students were selected to present papers at the Associated Colleges of the South British Studies Student Symposium held at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 20-22.

Joe Hutchings, a senior history major from Decatur, presented a paper entitled “Vacillating Toward Unity: David Lloyd George's Decision to go to War”; Josh Burgess, a junior history major from Arley, presented a paper entitled “Joseph Chamberlain's Vision for Britain”; and Katy Smith, a senior music performance major from Hebron, Md., presented a paper entitled “Russell the Philosopher vs. Russell the Man: The Battle for Supremacy in the Relationship between Bertrand Russell and Lady Ottoline Morrell.”

The students were accompanied at the symposium by Dr. V. Markham Lester, W. Michael Atchison Professor of History and Legal Education at BSC. The symposium will be held at Birmingham-Southern next year.

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