Sept. 17 - LA 205 - 6:30-8:00 pm
On the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, Dr. Jen Lynn will discuss the new technology of photography and how it was utilized to capture scenes from the Civil War.
Sept. 24 - LIB 148 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Dr. Rust (MSUB History Department) will present a lecture focusing on the lives and motivations of rank-and-file soldiers. Dr. Rust is the Montana National History Day Coordinator. His connections through this program will also increase awareness of Civil War 150 programming in local schools.
Oct. 1 - POSTPONED - Nov. 5
Oct. 8 - LIB 148 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Dr. Balter-Reitz and Dr. Boerboom (MSUB Communication Department) will discuss public communication during the Civil War, including the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the Gettysburg Address, and beyond.
Oct. 15 - LIB 148 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Dr. Edgerton (MSUB History Department) will discuss depictions of the Civil War in film.
Oct. 22 - LIB 148 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Dr. Gabel (MSUB College of Allied Health) will discuss 19th century medical practices and Civil War-era battlefield triage.
Oct. 29 - LIB 148 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Ms. Haaland (Montana Poet Laureate 2013-2015) and Dr. Quetchenbach (MSUB English Department) will read and discuss Civil War era poetry.
Nov. 5 - Cisel 135 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Dr. Fenderson (MSUB Music Department) will present a program on Civil War music, including a student ensemble playing brass band music from the period.
Programs made possible in part by funding received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Library of America, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.