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Scholars Series

Tuesday Scholars: Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln


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Tuesdays: 1:00 - 2:30 PM 
May 9 - June 13


About Tuesday Scholars:
Tuesday Scholars combines the best of online learning with live virtual discussion! All you need to do in advance is be eager to learn and discuss. Each week, you will log in and together, via Zoom, all of us will watch approximately one hour of this lecture series, then, via Zoom, OWL's Caroline Ugurlu will lead everyone in a discussion of what we just watched.

About the course: 

Lincoln was the central figure in the nation's greatest crisis, the Civil War. His achievements in office make as good a case as any that he was the greatest president in U.S. history. What made Lincoln great? What ideas were at the core of his understanding of American politics? What gifts equipped Lincoln to lead? This course explores those questions with the help of an authority who has become one of the country's most distinguished Lincoln scholars and an award-winning author for his books about Lincoln.

Professor Allen C. Guelzo will lead you on "a great adventure," a tour of Lincoln's life, from his forebears' arrival in America through an evaluation of how his legacy lives on for us today. You will come to know Lincoln through the eyes of those who knew, lived with, and worked with him.

About the Professor: 
Dr. Allen C. Guelzo is the Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania. Among garnering other honors, he has received the Medal of Honor from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Professor Guelzo is the author of numerous books on American intellectual history, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War era. 

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