Clemson University

Lincoln's Unfinished Work

This international conference will explore Abraham Lincoln and his “unfinished work” – social reconstruction in the United States from 1865 to the present day. "Lincoln's Unfinished Work" will begin at Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Tillman Hall with speakers Eric Foner and Randall L. Kennedy. More than 35 renowned historians and other scholars will present talks and panel discussions at the conference, which continues Nov. 29, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 with all remaining sessions at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The conference is free and open to the general public and the university community, but registration is required. 

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Watt Family Innovation Center
Sigma Drive, Clemson, SC 29634

Event Type

Conference / Forum / Symposium, Humanities Hub, Lectures / Seminars / Speakers, Special Events, Workshops, Diversity and Inclusion


College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, History

Target Audience

All Audiences


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Vernon Burton

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Michael Migliaccio

Michael Migliaccio 11/30/2018

A very weighty set of presentations. Sadly, very little relevance to Lincoln, with one speaker not even attempting to connect back during his tangent on social justice.