On the Same Page gives new students in the College of Letters & Science something to talk about: a book by an author who has changed the way we view the world. This year, we'll all be on the same page reading Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America.
Read the Book
All new L&S freshmen and transfers received a free copy by mail over the summer. L&S faculty received a postcard that they can redeem for a free copy. All other Cal students, faculty, and staff can get a discount on the book at the ASUC general store.
Discuss the Book
Freshman and Sophomore Seminars about the book will be offered in Fall 2007.
Faculty members led one-time discussions about the book during Welcome Week (August 20-24).
And some faculty members will be incorporating the book into one of their regular fall courses.
Encounter Garry Wills
Attend Related Events
Attend a panel discussion On Writing History, featuring Wills and four distinguished members of Berkeley's Department of History. Tuesday, September 25th.
View Civil War-era photographs and a print of Lincoln and his family at the Berkeley Art Museum.
Enjoy a free concert featuring selections from Our American Cousin, a new opera based on Lincoln's final night at Ford's Theater, playing in Hertz Hall on August 23.
Free screenings of The Young Mr. Lincoln (7:00 p.m. Monday, August 20) and Glory (1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 23) will be held at the Pacific Film Archive. Tickets will be released one half hour before each show, first come first served.