2024 Wert Lecture with Harold Holzer

    On Thursday evening, March 28, 2024, prize-winning author and acclaimed historian Harold Holzer will deliver the annual J. Howard Wert Lecture from the lectern that was on the speaker’s platform on November 19, 1863 when Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.  Holzer will speak on “Lincoln and Immigration,”...

Constitution Day with Amanda Frost and John Jones

To commemorate Constitution Day in 2023, Dickinson College will feature President John E. Jones III, a retired federal judge, in a wide-ranging constitutional conversation with noted legal historian Amanda Frost from the University of Virginia. Jones and Frost will discuss how various landmark cases and developments from the American past...

Rising High School Seniors –Apply by May 31, 2023

Rising high school seniors from across south central Pennsylvania and elsewhere are invited to apply for the free, two-week Knowledge for Freedom seminar taking place this July on the historic campus of Dickinson College in Carlisle (July 16-July 28, 2023). The program is highly competitive and provides preference to low-income...

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2024 Wert Lecture with Harold Holzer

2024 Wert Lecture with Harold Holzer

    On Thursday evening, March 28, 2024, prize-winning author and acclaimed historian Harold Holzer will deliver the annual J. Howard Wert Lecture from the lectern that was on the speaker’s platform on November 19, 1863 when Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.  Holzer will speak on “Lincoln and Immigration,”...
Constitution Day with Amanda Frost and John Jones

Constitution Day with Amanda Frost and John Jones

To commemorate Constitution Day in 2023, Dickinson College will feature President John E. Jones III, a retired federal judge, in a wide-ranging constitutional conversation with noted legal historian Amanda Frost from the University of Virginia. Jones and Frost will discuss how various landmark cases and developments from the American past...
Rising High School Seniors –Apply by May 31, 2023

Rising High School Seniors –Apply by May 31, 2023

Rising high school seniors from across south central Pennsylvania and elsewhere are invited to apply for the free, two-week Knowledge for Freedom seminar taking place this July on the historic campus of Dickinson College in Carlisle (July 16-July 28, 2023). The program is highly competitive and provides preference to low-income...

Dickinson College students and staff are creating a wide variety of resources to commemorate the 150th anniversary of both the Civil War (2011-15) and Reconstruction (2015-27) in order to help America’s classrooms learn more about this turbulent era.



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