Hartman Hotz Lecturer to Examine Abraham Lincoln’s Views on Slavery

Professor Eric Foner, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, will speak on “Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and Slavery” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom in the Leflar Law Center as part of the University of Arkansas Hartman Hotz Lectures in Law and Liberal Arts.

Foner, who has served as president of the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association and the Society of American Historians, is renowned for his work on the history of politics, ideology and race in the United States.

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