News Archive 2009-2018

Bowdoin’s Patrick Rael: ‘Lincoln’s Unfinished Work’ Archives

Patrick Rael

Patrick Rael


Associate Professor of History Patrick Rael, who writes and teaches about the history of the Civil War in film, shares his insights about Steven Spielberg’s recent film Lincoln in his essay, “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work.”

Bowdoin is preparing to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with Alumni College programming. “The Afterlife of the American Civil War,” a series scheduled August 8-11, 2013, will feature keynote speakers, talks by Bowdoin faculty and walking tours of historic Brunswick.