Lincoln Ideas Forum 2016

Sept 2014 through April 2015 HM 722

Polaris CEO Bradley Myles at the 2015 Lincoln Ideas Forum

On Wednesday, April 13, notable thinkers in a variety of fields will come together at President Lincoln’s Cottage for a dynamic symposium. Speakers will discuss the intersection of their contemporary work with President Lincoln’s life and legacy.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Ted Maris-Wolf, Vice President of Education, Research, and Historical Interpretation,
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation–Moderator
  • Katherine Chon, Director of the Office on Trafficking in Persons, Administration for
    Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services–
    Trafficking and Migration
  • Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus, Ohio University–Lincoln’s
    Economic Legacy
  • Olivia Dreier, Executive Director, Karuna Center for Peacebuilding–Bridging Divides after
    Civil War
  • Katie Mansfield, Director, Eastern Mennonite Univeristy’s Center for Justice and
    Peacebuilding Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience Program and Raymond
    Zeigler, MA student, Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding–
    How are we facing the legacy of slavery?

This is a free public program, but space is limited to 60 attendees.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 13
TIME: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

To RSVP, click here.

Can’t attend? Follow the conversation on social media: #LincolnIdeas. The Lincoln Ideas Forum will be filmed and available for viewing afterwards.

Stay tuned for updates and more details on topics and speakers!

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