American Social History Project • Center for Media and Learning

Civil War @ 150

Still Hazy After All These Years

A series marking the sesquicentennial of the start of the U.S. Civil War

To mark the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War, the American Social History Project in collaboration with the Ph.D. Program in History has organized three public programs during 2011 where leading scholars and educators will explore recent trends in the study of the conflict, the gap between scholarly and popular understanding of the war, and how photography continues to shape its meaning.

Did the Real War Ever Get in the Books? New Scholarship on the Civil War

Thursday, February 3, 2011, at 6:00 pm

The Great Divide? Civil War Myths and Misinformation

Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 6:00 pm

Is There Anything More to See? Civil War Photography and History

Thursday, November 3, 2011, at 6:00 pm

All sessions are free of charge and will be held in the Martin Segal Theatre at the Graduate Center (34th Street and Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan).

Sponsored by ASHP/CML
Co-sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in History

This program is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

Civil War Summer InstitutesASHP Public Programs