Category Archives: Symposia and Conferences
Hat tip to Kevin Levin at Civil War Memory “We know where he ends up, we know he ends up emancipating slaves, but Lincoln doesn’t know that… Lincoln’s capacity for growth is the essence of his greatness… He didn’t mind … Continue reading
Keith Harris at “Cosmic America” attended and has posted a description of the Civil War Conference, “Civil War Lives” at the Huntington Library in San Marino, Ca. The atmosphere and the speakers sound strikingly similar to the Civil War Sesquicentennial … Continue reading
David Blight: Hating and Loving the “Real” Abe Lincoln: Lincoln and the American South from The Gilder Lehrman Institute on Vimeo.
Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee Mass. Civil War Speaker Series: Steve Jendrysik July 26, 2011, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Contact: Reference Desk 413-594-1800 x108 firstname.lastname@example.org Chicopee’s City Historian speaks about Chicopee’s involvement in the Civil War, as well as … Continue reading
Regional Teacher Institute: Boston, Massachusetts October 8-9, 2011 Boston, Massachusetts Though not in Western Mass, this will be of interest to teachers in our area: “After ten years of hosting an Annual Teacher Institute, the Trust has decided to expand … Continue reading
Five College Learning in Retirement (5CLIR) and Five Colleges, Incorporated http://www.5clir.org/v2010/documents/Flyer%20announcing%20program.pdf Sesquicentennial Symposium: Civil War Causes and Consequences (To explore issues of the era with modern resonance—e.g., race, states’ rights, and cultural changes) Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15, … Continue reading