Register today for our Winter/Spring Reading & Discussion Program, Making Sense of the Civil War. This program is funded by Humanities NY and will be led by Facilitator Susan Goodier (SUNY Oneonta). This series of five conversations explores different facets of the Civil War experience, informed by reading the words written or spoken by powerful voices from the past and present. Registration is required.
Participants are expected to make an effort to attend every session. Books will provided for loan while supplies last. Readings: Essay – “Making Sense of the American Civil War” , “March“ by Geraldine Brooks , “America’s War: Talking about the Civil War and Emancipation on their 150th Anniversaries“, “Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam” DATES: Introduction: February 7th, Discussion 1: February 28th, Discussion 2: March 21st, Discussion 3: April 11th, Discussion 4: May 2nd, Discussion 5: May 23rd