Week 1: June 16, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
Introduction to Civil War and American Film: Why have more than 800 films been made about this conflict?
Week 2: June 23, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
Glory: How a movie brought the heroics of the USCT to light.
Please note: clips of this rated R film will be played.
Week 3: June 30, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
Abraham Lincoln & Popular Culture.
Week 4: July 7, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
Steven Speilberg’s Lincoln: “Do we choose the times into which we are born? Or do we fit the times we are born into?”
Week 5: July 14, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
“I want to do something splendid!”: Little Women and how it depicts life on the home front during the Civil War.
Week 6: July 21, 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET
Conclusion: What stories are left to tell?
To see the full course description visit: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/american-history-through-film-civil-war-and-cinema
Note: Students under 18 must have a parent or guardian register for them.
Registration will close when a class reaches 600. If a date does not appear as an option to select, it is because the class is full.