2009-02-11 / Briefly Noted
Bard College Hosts Bicentennial Conference on Lincoln
Two centuries after the birth of Abraham Lincoln, one-day conference at Bard addresses the question of Why He Still Matters
On Friday, March 13, 2009, Bard College will host a oneday conference on America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of his birth. As our nation inaugurates a new president from Illinois and faces another significant turning point in its history, there is a great appetite for new insight into the character of Lincoln.