MitchellThe USC Salkehatchie library will celebrate the publication of Dr. Arthur Mitchell’s latest book with a program on both the West Campus at Allendale and the East Campus at Walterboro. Mitchell will discuss his book Understanding the Korean War: A Ground-level View (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland Publishing, 2013) at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, in LRB 101 on the West Campus and via interactive cameras and microphones in Room 213 on the East Campus. A question and answer period will be accessible to the audience at each location. The program is free and the public is welcome. USC Salkehatchie education students who attend will receive ICE credit.

The author talk will be preceded by a reception at 3 p.m. in the lobby of the library in the Learning Resources Building (LRB) on the West Campus at Allendale. A copy of the book will be available for participants to examine. People planning to attend the reception are asked to RSVP to Daniel McDonald Johnson at (803) 584-3446, extension 153 or johns943@mailbox.sc.edu.

Mitchell is a professor emeritus in history at USC Salkehatchie who has an undergraduate degree from Boston University and a PhD from the University of Dublin in Ireland. He is the author of at least eight published books in addition to encyclopedia entries, conference papers, and typescripts. The Salkehatchie Arts Center on Main Street in Allendale sells Mitchell’s book South Carolina Irish.