NECC Remembers President Lincoln 150 Years Later
April 14, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. NECC will honor his memory with a morning of remembrance. Join us for historical exhibits, speakers, a panel discussion, and more.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lincoln-related items from Richard Padova’s personal collection will be on public display.
9:15 – 9:45 am
Welcome by President Lane Glenn and a reading of the Gettysburg Address by Professor Jim Murphy
9:45 – 10:30 am
Dr. Heather Cox Richardson will present the keynote address titled “Abraham Lincoln and the Meaning of America.”
10:45 am – noon
Panel discussion featuring NECC faculty Andrew Morse, “Lincoln and the Legislature”; Stephen Russell “The Merrimack Valley in the Civil War”; Thomas Greene “Stake of the Union: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter”. Katie Formosi, vice president of NECC’s Contemporary Affairs Club will moderate.
Noon – 12:15 pm
Staged reading of Act 3, Scene 2 of “Our American Cousin,” followed by a moment of silence.
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street
Hartleb Technology Center, Room TC 103A
For more information, or to request communication access, contact Richard Padova at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-556-3297.
This event is part of a new speaker series, Movers, Shakers, and Opinion Makers, developed by Rich Padova of the Global Studies Department and made possible thanks to grant support from the NECC Annual Fund and Academic & Student Affairs.