Randall Fuller, Chapman Professor of English at the University of Tulsa, lectures on the Civil War's impact on American literature. Daina Ramey Berry, associate professor of history at The University of Texas, speaks about Frederick Douglass. Daina Ramey Berry leads a workshop examining historical documents related to slavery. Daina Ramey Berry leads teachers in an afternoon workshop. Evan Carton, the Joan Negley Kelleher Centennial Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at The University of Texas at Austin, delivers a lecture on using Civil War poetry to teach critical reading skills. Evan Carton responds to teachers' questions after his lecture. Evan Carton introduces workshop participants to a method for using literature to teach critical reading skills. Coleman Hutchison, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, discusses literature about the Civil War written in the twentieth century including Robert Lowell's "For the Union Dead." Coleman Hutchison responds to questions from workshop participants after his lecture. Coleman Hutchison discusses Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Late Encounter with the Enemy," about a 104-year-old Civil War veteran. Teachers ask questions about Coleman Hutchison's lecture.