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    FYI Paula Civil War and Emancipation Studies at Temple (CWEST) presents: 8th Annual Civil War History Conference �The Gathering Storm: The Election of
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      Paula



      Civil War and Emancipation Studies at Temple (CWEST) presents:
      8th Annual Civil War History Conference
      �The Gathering Storm: The Election of Lincoln and the Secession Crisis,
      1861�

      Sponsored by CWEST, the Temple University History Department, the Temple
      University African and African-American Studies Department, the Charles L.
      Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries, Meade
      Society of Philadelphia, and the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union
      League
      Wednesday, April 6, 2011
      3:00pm � 7:30pm
      Walk Auditorium, Ritter Hall
      Temple University, Philadelphia PA
      Co-Coordinators: Nilg�n Andolu-Okur, African-American Studies Department;
      Gregory J. W. Urwin, History Department; Anthony Waskie, FGIS Languages
      Department;


      �The Gathering Storm: The Election of Lincoln and the Secession
      Crisis, 1861.� This conference is the eighth in a series marking Civil War
      era History.  With �The Gathering Storm,� CWEST seeks to present themes
      tied to the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, 2011-15.  This conference
      and those that follow will reassess the �irrepressible� conflict that
      nearly destroyed the nation, with particular emphasis on Emancipation and
      the struggle to preserve the Union.
      Free and Open to all! An e-mail registration is requested to
      awaski01@...
      Program
      Wednesday, April 6, 2011
      3:00-3:15 P.M.

      Welcoming Remarks


      3:55-4:15 A.M.

      First Session


      Randall M. Miller, William Dirk Warren `50
      Sesquicentennial                                  


       

                             Chair and Professor of History, Saint
      Joseph�s University


      Topic: �Northerners React to the Secession
      Crisis�
      4:15-4:30 P.M.

      Break
      4:30 P.M.-5:30 P.M.

      Second Session


      Matthew Pinsker, the Brian Pohanka Chair
      for Civil War History,

      Dickinson College



       

      Topic: �Abraham Lincoln and the Election
      of 1860�


      5:30-5:45 P.M.

      Break
      5:45-6:45 P.M.

      Third Session


      Terry Alford, Professor of History,
      Northern Virginia Community

      College


      Topic: �Ill Omen:  John Wilkes Booth and
      the Secession Crisis.�
      6:45-7:30 P.M.

      Reception and Book Signings
      Free and Open to all! An e-mail registration is requested:
      awaski01@...




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