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Exhibit, symposium will commemorate Lincoln’s death

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech will observe the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with a two-day symposium April 10-11 featuring five renowned scholars and a screening of the epic 2012 Steven Spielberg film “Lincoln.”

Titled “Lincoln in Our Time,” the symposium will cover Lincoln’s political influence, representation in film, and significance in American culture over the years since his death.

An accompanying exhibit will be in Newman Library from March 2 through April 15.

Read more about "Lincoln in Our Time" at VT News.