Today’s Lecture Connected to Lincoln Exhibit at TNCC Cancelled, Other Presentations Ahead

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A special lecture by Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Assistant Professor of English Hollis Pruitt scheduled today at 2 p.m. on the Hampton campus as part of a traveling exhibit titled “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” has been cancelled. The professor’s lecture is among a series of free presentations and programs TNCC is hosting in conjunction with the exhibit which lasts through May in Wythe Hall Gallery.

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TNCC Professors Lead Presentations in Conjunction with Traveling Lincoln Exhibit

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Assistant Professor of English Hollis Pruitt will explore the different Constitutional interpretations of Lincoln and Frederick Douglas in “Among Jefferson’s Heirs: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas: Slavery and the Constitution” on Thursday, March 29 at 2 p.m. in Wythe Hall Gallery. Pruitt joined the TNCC faculty in 2001 and teaches Composition, Literature and Creative Writing courses.

Pruitt is also the Coordinator of TNCC’s Creative Writing and American Literature classes. He served in the United States Army and holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, TV and Film with a minor in Journalism from the University of Arkansas.

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