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Lincoln and Proclamation

Lecture by Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer – March 21, 2013

Harold Holzer, noted historian and Lincoln scholar, will present a lecture that explores the Emancipation Proclamation at the moment of its creation and its meaning now. The lecture, titled “Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory,” will be held on March 21, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall.
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You Are There at Lincoln's Funeral – April 9, 2013

This lecture by Richard Sloan will present a study of what the New York City funeral would have been like for Abraham Lincoln, one of the most beloved presidents in American history. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 12:30 p.m. Hillwood Commons Cinema

Exhibit: “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” – March 13 to May 3, 2013

The method in which President Abraham Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War — the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties — is the focus of a traveling exhibition being hosted at the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library at LIU Post March 21 to May 3, 2013. For more information, click here.

Abraham Lincoln on Film – April 22, 2013

Film historian Philip Harwood examines Lincoln as he appears in movies. Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:30 p.m. Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall.

Lincoln Poetry and Music by Long Islanders

Presenters: LICA – Long Island Composers Alliance, Saturday, April 27, 3 p.m. Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post

Participants will include Lincoln scholar and philanthropist Lewis E. Lehrman; poets Jud Newborn and Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr.; composers Leonard Lehrman, Herbert Feldman, Herbert Rothgarber, Marga Richter, Julie Mandel, and the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus with soloist Helene Williams - among others.

This event is sponsored by the Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA), the Professor Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation, the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus, and Long Island University.