Lampros Lecture Series on the Civil War Era




Spring 2015 Lampros Lecture Series 

Weber State University and the Department of History are pleased to welcome Nina Silber, professor of history at Boston University,  as the distinguished lecturer for our 2015 Spring Lampros Lecture.  In addition to teaching history at Boston University, she is the Director of the American and New England Studies Program with her own research focusing on the US Civil War, US women's history, and the history of the American South.

She is the recipient of many distinguished awards such as the Charles Warren Fellowship at Harvard University, A Fulbright Senior Lectureship at Charles University in Prague, and a Senior Research Fellowship through the Boston University Humanities Foundation. Professor Silber is also the author of several books including The Romance of Reunion: Northerners and the South, 1865-1900 (1993); Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War (1992); Daughters of the Union: Northern Women Fight the Civil War (2005); and Gender and the Sectional Conflict (2009). 

Her presentation for the Lampros Lecture, "A Passionate Addiction to Lincoln: The Great Emancipator in 1930's America," will emaine how the war was remembered and emorialized during the Great Depression and New Deal.

April 6, 2015
7:00 p.m. Dumke Hall
Hurst Center for Life Long Learning

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