2002 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Lincoln and Race

November 19, 2002, 7 p.m.
Brookens Auditorium,
University of Illinois Springfield

The inaugural Lincoln Legacy Lecture, “Lincoln and Race,” was held on Mary Francis Berrycampus November 19, 2002 in conjunction with the dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. Featured speakers were Mary Frances Berry, chairperson of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, and Professor of American Social Thought, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Phillip Shaw Paludanand  Phillip Shaw Paludan, , Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair of Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield. More than 300 persons attended the event which was also webcast live and broadcast later on both the Illinois Channel and Springfield Access 4.


Program (PDF)

DVDs of the lecture series can be purchased from the UIS Office of Electronic Media by calling 217/206-6799.

For more information contact Barbara Ferrara,

phone: 217/206-6576

email: ferrara.barbara@uis.edu