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Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. All events will take place at the Ransom Center unless otherwise noted.


Thursday, September 18


5 p.m.

Registration

6:30 p.m.

Doors open for the keynote address
Doors open for the keynote address at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall. Symposium registrants will have reserved seating. Unclaimed registrant seats will be released to the general public at 6:55 p.m.

7 p.m.

Keynote address
Deborah Willis, New York University


8:15 p.m.

Reception


Friday, September 19


9 a.m.

Registration with coffee and light breakfast

10 a.m.

Introductory Remarks
Danielle Brune Sigler, Harry Ransom Center

10:15 a.m.

Panel: 1861
Kathleen Diffley, The University of Iowa
Randall Fuller, University of Tulsa
Moderator: George Forgie, The University of Texas at Austin

Noon

Break for lunch

1:45 p.m.

Panel: 1862
Robert S. Levine, University of Maryland
Christian McWhirter, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln
Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University
Moderator: Clay Risen, The New York Times

3:30 p.m.

Break with coffee and snack

4 p.m.

Panel: 1863
Christopher Hager, Trinity College
Alexander Nemerov, Stanford University
Jane E. Schultz, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Moderator: Evan Carton, The University of Texas at Austin


Saturday, September 20


9 a.m.

Registration with coffee and light breakfast


10 a.m.

Panel: 1864
Wilma King, University of Missouri
Anne Sarah Rubin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Mark S. Schantz, Birmingham-Southern College


11:45 a.m.

Break for lunch


1:30 p.m.

Panel: 1865
Martin T. Buinicki, Valparaiso University
Thavolia Glymph, Duke University
Julia Stern, Northwestern University
Moderator: Jacqueline Jones, The University of Texas at Austin


3:15 p.m.

Break with coffee and snack


3:30 p.m.

Panel: 1866 and After
David Blight, Yale University
John Burt, Brandeis University
Cody Marrs, University of Georgia
Moderator: Coleman Hutchison, The University of Texas at Austin


5:15 p.m.

Concluding Remarks
Coleman Hutchison, The University of Texas at Austin


5:30 p.m.

Reception


 

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