Lincoln's Unfinished Work

Randall J. Stephens's picture
November 28, 2018
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, History Education, Political History / Studies

Submitted by Randall J. Stephens (a presenter at the conference.) The text below is from Vernon Burton and Peter Eisenstadt. Vernon was one of the original founders of H-Net.

We want to be sure that you, colleagues and others intereasted know about an important conference on “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” that will be held on the campus of Clemson University from Nov 28th to Dec 1 st . It will be followed by a workshop on Saturday afternoon Dec 1 st for secondary school teachers on how to teach about the history of race relations. A remarkable array of scholars will present talks and panel discussions on Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction, and the broader legacy of social reconstruction from Lincoln’s day to ours. The conference begins at 5:00 pm at Tillman Auditorium on Nov. 28 with lectures by Eric Foner and Randall Kennedy and concludes with a luncheon keynote by Heather Cox Richardson at 12:30 pm on Sat. Dec. 1 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The teacher’s workshop will begin after the luncheon. This will be a remarkable opportunity to hear and learn from, as well as interact with renowned international scholars. We have attached a description of the conference and its schedule. Attendance for the conference is free and open to all, but registration is

Clemson Press release:
Walter Edgar Journal podcast a
SC Radio networkHere is the web version of the first part of the story:

Thank you,
Vernon Burton, The Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Distinguished Professor of History, Clemson University
Peter Eisenstadt, Independent Historian

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Vernon Burton, The Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Distinguished Professor of History, Clemson University,
Peter Eisenstadt, Independent Historian,

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