Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Lincoln, Civil War to be discussed

The topic of the 2011 Lincoln Legacy Lectures, to be given Thursday night, will be “Lincoln and the Civil War.”

Speakers will be Michael Burlingame, Naomi Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS, and Lucas Morel, professor of politics at Washington and Lee University.

The lectures, which begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, are free and open to the public, along with a reception and book signing that will follow.

The Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series is sponsored by the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership in cooperation with the Lynn Chair in Lincoln Studies.

The series was featured in an October 11, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online