Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach

Courtesy of The Harris D. Riley Collection, Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives

This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginning of the Civil War and the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln. Humanities 161 is offered by the College of Arts and Science.