Event Sponsor: Other Association or Organization
Event Type: Online Workshop
Primary Category: Teachers
Event Dates: 6/3/2014 through 7/16/2014
Brief Description: This rigorous online course is organized around five enduringly popular characterizations of our sixteenth president: Railsplitter, Honest Abe, Father Abraham, Great Emancipator, and Savior of the Union. Through live seminars and engaging readings, we will attempt to understand Lincoln as a man and a president.
The course will offer up to 100 participants the opportunity to engage in live seminar-style discussions led by noted Lincoln scholar Matthew Pinsker. The Dickinson College historian, who is also a Visiting Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College.
Virtual field trips and extensive use of digital history tools will further challenge participants to consider Lincoln’s life and legacy in new ways.
Schedule: June 3-July 16, 2014, two live seminars per week
Costs: $600 to pursue graduate credit, $25 to audit
Credits: 3.0 graduate credits in history, provided by Dickinson College
Registration: Open until May 27, 2014 at
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