Updated: Dec 10, 2019
Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and his education program is the topic of a free lecture on Friday, October 11, at St. George’s Church, 905 Princess Anne Street (entrance on George Street). The lecture is titled “Race and Education in Fascist Italy.”
A reception occurs at 6:30 PM; the lecture begins at 7 PM. The lecture is free and open to the public; donations are accepted.
Dr. Antonio Causarano, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Mary Washington, will give the lecture, which includes insights into race, fascist indoctrination, and other aspects of the Fascist educational agenda.
Dr. Causarano teaches literacy courses for undergraduate and graduate students at UMW. He also supports the professional development of pre-service and in-service teachers.
The lecture is part of an ongoing series of talks that relate to Italy, sponsored by the Fredericksburg-Este Association, and offered free to the public.
The Fredericksburg-Este Association, founded in 2015, nurtures friendship and cultural understanding between Fredericksburg, VA and Este, Italy, through exchanges, programs, and events.
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