Abraham Lincoln and the Challenge of Emancipation
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)
Dr. Richard Carwardine, president of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford, will present the annual Hodges Lecture in Ethics and Leadership, titled Abraham Lincoln and the Challenge of Emancipation. Carwardine will focus on the moral issues that Lincoln faced, and his ability to lead during the turbulence of the Civil War. He will also discuss the likely effect of Lincoln's death on Reconstruction and civil rights in the decades following.
Dr. Carwardine is President of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford, where he read Modern History as an undergraduate. He holds a doctoral degree from Queen's College, University of Oxford, and spent a year of study at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2006, he was recognized for his scholarship by appointment as a Fellow of the British Academy.
Carwardine's publications include Transatlantic Revivalism: Popular Evangelicalism in Britain and America 1790-1865; Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America; and Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power. His forthcoming book, Building a Righteous Nation, will be a study of religion in American national construction between the Revolution and the Civil War.
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Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership was founded in 2008 with support from Marvin L. Mann, a Samford University graduate who served as chairman and chief executive officer of Lexmark International prior to his retirement. The center's name honors his wife of 53 years, the late Frances Marlin Mann. The Center provides resources and fosters initiatives for students, faculty, and the community.
The Mann Center sponsors the annual Andrew Gerow Hodges Lecture in Ethics and Leadership, which provides a forum for the Samford community to hear nationally and internationally known thought leaders from business, the professions and academia. These campus-wide programs address current ethical issues facing society, focusing especially on the role of leadership in meeting these challenges.This lecture series is graciously sponsored by the family of the late Andrew Gerow Hodges.
Learn more at www.samford.edu/manncenter.