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History’s Real Monsters

Caligula. Vlad the Impaler. Benedict Arnold. Adolf Hitler. Osama bin Laden. When we think about “monsters” and history, pop culture often elevates certain historical actors into villainous characters without taking into account any of their context. In this program, 2:00pm at the East Bend Library, COCC history professor Murray Godfrey delves into the historical context of some of the most famous “monsters” of history, how they earned that characterization and why, and what their status as villains means for our current time.

Earlier Event: October 14
Holiday Wreath and Evergreen Sale
Later Event: October 14
Dementia Conversations