2018 Symposium

Watch the Symposium lectures on C-SPAN's website. 

The American Civil War wrought great changes not only on the nation’s physical and Constitutional landscape, but also in the lives of the American people. The Museum’s 2018 symposium will explore the impact of the war on diverse groups of people and narrate the stories of individuals who navigated the challenges and opportunities of war.

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. Richmond, Va. 23219

Co-Sponsors: John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.

The speakers for the 2018 symposium are Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, Dr. Lauranett L. Lee, Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., Dr. Jane Schultz, and Dr. Amy Murrell Taylor.
Get previews of Symposium lectures in this Q&A blog post.

Watch last year's Civil War monuments Symposium on C-SPAN's website. 

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