Abraham Lincoln Institute

& Co-Sponsor

Ford's Theatre Society

Twentieth Annual Symposium - March 18, 2017

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"


Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. and the Ford's Theatre Society with co-sponsor the Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C.
The 2017 Symposium will be held at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Symposium 2017

Ford's Theatre

511 Tenth St, NW
Washington, DC 20004

  

THE PRESENTATIONS


  Speakers Panel, Book Award and ALI Legacy Award Presentation



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Daniel W. Crofts


  Daniel W. Crofts






“The Paradoxical Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln and the Other Thirteenth Amendment”

Based on the book Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union (University of North Carolina Press, 2016)

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Stephen D. Engle


  Stephen D. Engle






“‘They are a Body of Wise and Patriotic Men’: Lincoln’s Loyal Governors”

Based on the book Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union’s War Governors (University of North Carolina Press, 2016)

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Allen C. Guelzo


  Allen C. Guelzo






“Hating Lincoln, or, Why So Many Americans Think the Great Emancipator is No Longer Great or an Emancipator”

Based on the book Redeeming the Great Emancipator (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) (Harvard University Press, 2016)

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Jason H. Silverman


  Jason H. Silverman






"'I am not a Know Nothing. . . .How Can I be?': Abraham Lincoln's Life-long Relationship with Immigrants"

Based on the book Lincoln and the Immigrant (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015)

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Douglas L. Wilson


  Douglas L. Wilson






“William H. Herndon in His Own Voice”

Based on the book Herndon on Lincoln: Letters (University of Illinois Press, 2016)

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