Step back in time to the 19th century and explore the multifaceted dimensions of the War Between the States and its lasting effects on American society. Delve into the leadership of Abraham Lincoln, a brilliant Midwesterner who steered the young country through political and constitutional crises. Join us as we examine the cultural backdrop of the era and unravel the profound impact of the Civil War’s legacy on our present-day society, politics, and understanding of American history
Union in an Age of Disunion: Tom Thumb, Lavinia Warren, and the Dawn of Modern Celebrity Against the Backdrop of Civil War
Anna Hajdik, lecturer, Literature, Writing, and Film
Thursday, September 28, 2023
To Bind their Wounds: Medicine in the US Civil War
Beth Jozwiak, associate professor, Integrated Studies
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Moderation at a Time of Extremism: Lincoln’s Defense of the Union
Edward Gimbel, associate professor, Politics, Government, and Law
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Gettysburg: The Battle That Saved America and Produced the Most Famous Speech in American History
Richard Haven, professor emeritus, Communication
Thursday, October 19, 2023
All lectures are free and open to the public. They are held on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in the Gathering Place at Cedar Crest, 1702 South River Road in Janesville. Free parking is available and registration is not required.
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Lectures are open to the public and held on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in the Gathering Room at Cedar Crest, 1702 South River Road in Janesville. Free parking is available and registration is not required. Updates will be posted on facebook, along with live streaming, when available. Contact Kari Borne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-472-1003 for further information or to request accommodations.
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If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us as early as possible. Requests are confidential. UW-Whitewater provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and ADA requirements. Please contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or email@example.com for further information.
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