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4:30 p.m. @ James J. Johnson Auditorium, Wall College of Business
Free with no ticket
Lincoln, Calhoun and the Constitution
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:30 p.m.
James J. Johnson Auditorium, Wall College of Business
Vernon Burton’s presentation will discuss both Abraham Lincoln’s and John C. Calhoun's constitutional dilemmas. Burton is currently the Director for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences for the Cyber-institute at Clemson University. For the previous two years, he was the Burroughs Distinguished Professor of Southern History and Culture at Coastal Carolina University. He is the author of In My Father’s House Are Many Mansions: Family and Community in Edgefield County, South Carolina (1985); The Age of Lincoln (2007); and co-author of A Gentleman and an Officer". Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War (1996). He serves as a board member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and has presented numerous lectures on Abraham Lincoln.
Admission: Free (no ticket required)
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