Keynote Speakers


David W. Blight

Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance & Abolition, Yale University

The Memory Boom in Public History at the Civil War Sesquicentennial


Herman J. Viola

Curator Emeritus, The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The ‘Seeds of Change’ as Columbus’ Old World Meets the New World”