PrintShareE-Mail This Page

News from the Lincoln Studies Center

Lincoln Studies Center

Books by Knox Scholars Among the Best on Lincoln

Books about Abraham Lincoln by Knox College scholars occupy two of the top five spots in a "Presidents Day Reading List" in The Wall Street Journal. The two books are Honor's Voice, by Douglas L. Wilson; and the new edition of the famous Lincoln biography, Herndon's Lincoln, co-edited by Wilson and Rodney O. Davis. (Feb. 15, 2010) Full story

Lincoln Studies Center

Knox College Awarded $850,000 from NEH

Knox College has been awarded a challenge grant of $850,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College. It is is the third-largest among this year's grants and the largest to any educational institution. (Sept. 24, 2009) Full story

Lincoln Studies Center

Lincoln Scholar to Speak in China

Douglas L. Wilson, co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College, has been invited to deliver lectures in six Chinese cities on Abraham Lincoln in September. Wilson will visit China from September 14 to September 30, through a speaking program sponsored by the United States Department of State. (Sept. 2, 2009) Full story

Lincoln Studies Center

Lincoln Scholars Honored by Illinois

Rodney Davis and Douglas Wilson, co-directors of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College, are among 30 individuals from around the world who will receive a special Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial edition of The Order of Lincoln, the highest honor from the State of Illinois. (Oct. 8, 2008) Full story

Lincoln Studies Center

New Book on Lincoln-Douglas Debates

"The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The Lincoln Studies Center Edition," co-edited by Rodney O. Davis and Douglas L. Wilson, is the first book to provide readers with a full text of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, based on all known records, rather than following one or another of the partisan and sometimes widely-varying newspaper accounts. (Sept. 15, 2008) Full story

Lincoln Studies Center

Knox Scholar Wins Lincoln Prize

Douglas L. Wilson, co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College, has been awarded, for the second time, the Lincoln Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of American history. Wilson received the prize for his most recent book, "Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words," published in November 2006. (Feb. 12, 2007) Full story

Apply Now

Upcoming Events