Civil War Sesquicentennial Public Program: Still Hazy After All These Years
To mark the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War, ASHP/CML in collaboration with the Graduate Center’s 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
Panelists: Gregory Downs, City College of New York, CUNY; Bruce Levine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Stephanie McCurry, University of Pennsylvania; James Oakes, The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Great Divide? Civil War Myths and Misinformation
Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 6:00 pm
Panelists: Jim Cullen, The Ethical Culture Fieldston School; Stan Deaton, Georgia Historical Society; Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia; Scott Nelson, College of William and Mary
Is There Anything More to See? Civil War Photography and History
Wednesday, November 3, 2011, at 6:00 pm
Panelists: Anthony Lee, Mount Holyoke College; Mary Niall Mitchell, University of New Orleans; Martha A. Sandweiss, Princeton University; Deborah Willis, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
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). More on the series.