Past Lampros Lecture Events

For more information contact the Department of History at 801-626-6706

2016

Harold Holzer
Professor and leading authority on the Civil War:
“Lincoln and the Uncivil War on Immigration”

 

2016

Mort Künstler 
Renowned Civil War artist:
“Civil War Stories”

 

 

2015

Nina Silber 
Professor of History, Boston University:
“A Passionate Addiction to Lincoln: The Great Emancipator in 1930's America”

2014

Lisa Brady 
Professor of History, Boise State University:
“Down and Dirty in Dixie: An Environmental History of the U.S. Civil War”

2013

Walter Johnson 
Winthrop Professor of History, African, and African-American Studies Harvard University: “River of Dark Dreams: Slavery & Imperialism in the Mississippi Valley ”

2012

Craig L. Symonds
Professor Emeritus, U.S. Naval Academy:
“Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief: Three Examples”

2011

William W. Freehling
Senior Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities:
“Excruciating Labor:
How the Seccessionist Minority of Southerners Broke Up the Union”

2010

Donald Stoker
Professor of Strategy & Politics, U.S. Naval War College:
“The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War”

2008

George C. Rable
Professor, University of Alabama:
"God as General: Was There a Religious History of the American Civil War?"

2007

James S. Robbins
Professor, Trinity University:
"Last in Their Class: The Goats of West Point and the American Civil War"

2006

Michael Holt
Professor, University of Virginia:
"A Time of Uncertainty: The Civil War Era and America's Two-Party System"

2005

Howard Jones
Professor, University of Alabama:
"Toward a More Perfect Union: Lincoln and the Death of Slavery"

2004

Carol Reardon
Professor, Penn State University:
"Pickett's Charge in American Memory"

2003

David Brion Davis
Professor, Yale University:
"Some New Thoughts on Events Leading to the Civil War"

2002

William C. Davis
Professor, Virginia Tech:
"A New Look at Confederate Democracy"

2001

Eric Foner
Professor, Columbia University:
"The Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Meaning of American Freedom"

2000

James M. McPherson
Professor, Princeton University:
"Was Blood Thicker than Water? Ethnic and Civic Nationalism in the Civil War"