Dr. Christine Lamberson and Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai will be the featured speakers for the final program of Angelo State University’s Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.

Lamberson and Wongsrichanalai, both faculty in ASU’s History Department, will speak separately at the free event in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center. Wongsrichanalai will speak on “The End of the Beginning: From Reconstruction to Reconciliation,” while Lamberson will speak on “The Struggle Continues: Civil Rights in the 20th Century.”

An assistant professor of history, Wongsrichanalai received his doctorate from the University of Virginia. He is co-editor of “So Conceived and So Dedicated: Northern Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North” (Fordham University Press, 2015). He has published several essays and wrote a forthcoming manuscript titled “Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era.”

Lamberson, also an assistant professor of history, received her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a forthcoming article in the Journal of Urban History titled “The Zebra Murders: Race, Civil Liberties, and Radical Politics in San Francisco.” She is currently working on a book manuscript, “In the Crucible of Violence: The Remaking of American Political Culture in the 1960s and 1970s.”

Lamberson and Wongsrichanalai also are co-directors of the historical archive project “War Stories: West Texans from World War I to the Present,” which is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Civil War Lecture Series, organized by ASU’s History Department to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the conflict, is concluding on the corresponding month and day of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox in 1865.

For more information, contact the History Department at 325-942-2324.