|Actor-professor Stephan McKinley Henderson will speak in Batavia on acting and the Civil War
On Wednesday (March 13) at 7 p.m. Genesee Community College will welcome actor and University at Buffalo professor Stephen McKinley Henderson to the Batavia Campus.
Henderson played Abraham Lincoln's valet in the Steven Spielberg-directed film Lincoln.
Henderson will speak about his experiences as an actor, both on film and on stage.
Henderson has appeared in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, the comedy Tower Heist, and the HBO series The Newsroom.
He was nominated for a Tony Award in 2010 for his work on the Broadway production, Fences with Denzel Washington.
Henderson's appearance is part of GCC's spring 2013 lecture series on the history of the Civil War. Other lectures include:
• "Myths and More at Gettysburg" by George McGaughey, Wed., April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Batavia Campus T102.
• "Among the Man Fires: Trials, Opportunities and Experiences of Native Americans in the Civil War" by Dan Hamner, Fri., April 12 at 10 a.m. at the Medina Campus Center.
• "NY's Forgotten War – The War of 1812 and the Making of the Empire State," by Garth Swanson, Wed., May 1 at 7 p.m., at the Batavia Campus T102.