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Explore Lincoln in Fall 2012

Lincoln at NCC

Stories Shaping Culture:  Artifacts of Nineteenth-Century Lives

September – December 2012

Everett I.L. Baker Library, Norwalk Community College

An exhibition of artifacts from the Antoinette Duval Fromson Collection, documenting 19th century African-American life.

 

 

Ninth Annual History Symposium:  The Emancipation Proclamation

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pepsico Theater, Norwalk Community College

A discussion of philosophical, economic, and constitutional issues raised by the Emancipation Proclamation.  Includes a preview of the exhibition Lincoln:  The Constitution and the Civil War.

 

 

Lincoln:  The Constitution and the Civil War

November 2 – December 12, 2012

Everett I.L. Baker Library, Norwalk Community College

A national traveling exhibition about Lincoln’s struggle to resolve the constitutional questions dividing Americans at the most perilous moment in the nation’s history.

 

 

Lincoln Exhibition Opening Celebration

Wednesday, November 7, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pepsico Theater, Norwalk Community College

10:00 am, Keynote Address by Michael Burlingame (University of Illinois, Springfield), author of Abraham Lincoln:  A Life.

1:00 pm, Academic Panel Discussion by Michael Burlingame, James F. Simon (New York University School of Law), and Manisha Sinha (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), moderated by J. Ronald Spencer (Trinity College).

 

 

Connecticut in the American Civil War:  Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival

Thursday, November 8, 10:00 am

East Campus Forum

One Book One Region talk by author Matthew Warshauer, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University.

 

Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and the Transformation of the Civil War:

Lunch and Learn

Friday, November 9, 12:00 pm

A talk by Housatonic Community College historian David Koch, presented by NCC’s Lifetime Learners Institute.