2012 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Image promoting the eventLincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

October 11 , 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
in Brookens Auditorium
at the University of Illinois Springfield
“Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation ” is the theme of the 10th Annual Lincoln Legacy Lectures to be presented on October 11, 2012, 7-9 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium at UIS. Dr. Allen Guelzo, Director of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College, will give a lecture titled “Four Roads to Emancipation.” Author Ron Soodalter will present a lecture on “A Blight on the Nation: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today.” Dr. Michael Burlingame, Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS, will serve as moderator.  The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.  Students are encouraged to attend.  Arrive early for best seating.  Overflow seating will be available in Public Affairs Center Conference Room C/D .


  • ECCE Speakers Series
  • UIS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • UIS College of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Illinois Issues
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association
  • WUIS Public Radio
  • Shelby Cullom Davis Chartible Fund Inc.
  • The Illinois State Library


For more information contact Barbara Ferrara,

phone: 217/206-6576

email: ferrara.barbara@uis.edu