Sunday Circle: Thanksgiving–An Evolving Tradition


11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Paul Quigley, Virginia Tech. Thanksgiving has been an evolving tradition throughout American history, celebrated in different ways and for different purposes. We’ll explore Thanksgiving’s mythical colonial origins, the beginnings of official status as an annual national holiday during the Civil War, and persistent tensions between Native American history and U.S. national mythology.  Room 3 and Zoom.