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K-State Today

February 6, 2019

History department professor to deliver 21st annual Lincoln Lecture

Submitted by Maggie Cody

Ginette Aley, history professor and research director of the Chapman Center for Rural Studies, will present at the University of Saint Mary's 21st annual Lincoln Event.

Aley will deliver a talk titled "Challenges on the Home Front: Union & Confederate Women and Families," exploring how Northern and Southern communities responded to the conflict and the societal impacts on everyday life and identities.

The lecture will be take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, and is open to the public in University of Saint Mary's Xavier Theater at 4100 S. Fourth St. in Leavenworth.

Admission is free and no rsvp is required. A reception will follow the presentation.

The Lincoln Event originated in 1999 as a way to showcase USM's Hall Lincoln Collection. Attendees to the event can see the collection which includes an original signed copy of the 13th Amendment.