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Another March Madness: The American Civil War at 150

Featuring speakers from Duke, UNC, NC State, and Ohio State

Location: Perkins Library Gothic Room, Duke University

To be followed by a reception in the Rare Book Room, Perkins Library

VISITOR PARKING UPDATE: A limited number of parking spaces (40) have been reserved for this event on the main West Campus quad. Overflow parking will be directed to Parking Garage 4 near the Bryan Center. Please see the Visitor Information page for updated driving directions and parking information.

Date: March 16, 2012

Time: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

This event is free and open to the public!

Come and hear prominent speakers from Duke University, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State and Ohio State reflect on the American Civil War 150 years later. The speakers will focus on a number of broad themes including the social, cultural, medical and military aspects of the American Civil War. The symposium will coincide with two Civil War exhibits in the Perkins Library — one a broad Civil War exhibit entitled, "I Recall the Experience Sweet and Sad: Memories of the Civil War." The other will showcase Duke University's rich Civil War medicine collection.

View our Program Schedule, our Guest Speakers, Special Thanks to our sponsors and supporters, and Visitor Information for those who would like to attend the event.

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For more information please contact Dr. Shauna Devine at shauna.devine@duke.edu


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