2018 Conference on Illinois History

The 2018 conference includes sessions, panels, and workshops that feature topics such as Abraham Lincoln, archaeology, Civil War, digital resources, early statehood, immigrations, museums, politics, race and popular culture. The mid-day presentation on Thursday is a roundtable discussion on Illinois Bicentennial Exhibits and will include speakers from prominent state museums and archives. On Friday, Frank Cicero Jr., author of Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870, describes the events of April 1818 that shaped the State of Illinois. Teachers will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics.

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Posted: September 7, 2018
Tagged: Meetings, Conferences, Symposia