Lecture on Abraham Lincoln at FAU in January
The Jack Miller Forum at Florida Atlantic University presents “Abraham Lincoln at 200: The Words Reveal the Man” on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 1 p.m. in the Live Oak Room of the Student Union on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be presented by David Zerefsky of Northwestern University.
Zarefsky is professor emeritus of communication studies at Northwestern University where he has taught for 41 years. He is the author of Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate, and several other essays and papers on Lincoln. At Northwestern, he served for 12 years as dean of the School of Communication and was an award-winning teacher. Zarefsky’s scholarship has been recognized with awards from the National Communication Association and the American Forensic Association. He is a past president of both the National Communication Association and the Rhetoric Society of America.
The Jack Miller Forum, which is organized by the department of political science in FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, is a three-year initiative funded by the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History. The Miller Center provides a wide variety of resources to its partner faculty who are working to strengthen the teaching of America’s founding principles and history on college campuses across the United States. For more information about the Jack Miller Forum at FAU, visit www.fau.edu/jackmillerforum.
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