Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Designed for graduate students and junior faculty in history, political science, law and related disciplines, the New York Historical Society (in NYC) will be hosting the seminar Lincoln’s Constitution on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m, on September 17 and 24 and on October 1, 15, 22, and 29, 2009.
The seminar will be taught by Akhil Reed Amar (Yale College and Yale Law School) and James Oakes (CUNY Graduate Center), who is the author of The Radical and the Republican: Frederick
Douglass, Abraham Lincoln and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics, as well as The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders.
The deadline to apply is August 30. More information here.
There will also be an exhibit "Lincoln and New York" beginning October 9.