The 2011 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.
Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Podcasts.
Burrus Carnahan - Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University Law School ~ Foreign Affairs Officer,
U.S. Department of State
• Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War (2010)
• Act of Justice (on the Emancipation Proclamation)
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln on Trial? The President and Military Treatment of Southern Civilians"
Amanda Foreman - Ph.D., FRSA, Senior
Visiting Scholar, AHRB Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War (2011)
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire (1998) , Winner of the Whitbread Book Award for best biography and basis of the 2008 film, The Duchess
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation in England: A Propaganda Tool for the Enemy?"
David Hirsch - J.D., Attorney and former
columnist for the ABA Journal
Key Publication: Co-author with Dan Van Haften - Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason (2010)
Symposium Topic: "And the War Came: The Geography of Language"
James Swanson - Senior Legal Scholar, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse (2010)
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (2006)
Symposium Topic: "Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse"
Jonathan White - Ph.D., Assistant Professor
and Post-Doctoral Fellow, Christopher Newport University, and ALI
Dissertation-Prize Winner (2010)
Abraham Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman (Forthcoming: LSU Press, Fall 2011)
Editor, A Philadelphia Perspective: The Civil War Diary of Sidney George Fisher (2007)
Symposium Topic: "John Merryman and Lincoln's Other Habeas Corpus Problem"