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Joe Faykosh, doctoral candidate in the Graduate Program in Policy History at BGSU, presented at the Alcohol and Drugs History Society conference, titled “Borders, Boundaries, and Contexts: Defining Spaces in the History of Alcohol and Drugs,” held at BGSU from June 18-21. Faykosh presented “A Place in the Party: Wets, Drys, and the Klan at the 1924 Democratic Convention,” part of his dissertation research, on a panel titled “Perspectives on US Prohibition” that also included Dr. Michael Brooks’ “‘Ham-Strung, Shackled, and Tied’: the Ku Klux Klan and Prohibition Enforcement in Wood County, Ohio.” 

Among other BGSU faculty participating in the conference were: Dr. Scott Martin, Dr. Amilcar Challu, Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle, Dr. Walt Grunden, Dr. Don Rowney, and Dr. Shirley Green, who chaired panels and served as commenters.

Faykosh Presenting "A Place in the Party" at the ADHS Conference

Faykosh Presenting “A Place in the Party” at the ADHS Conference