Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Fourth Annual Symposium

Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. (ALI), provides free, ongoing education on the life, career, and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ALI offers resources for educators, governmental and community leaders, and the general public through symposia, seminars, lectures, and special events.

National Museum of American History
Washington, D.C.

March 23, 2001

Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc. and the Smithsonian

Professor Robert Bray (Introduced by the late Steven Lee Carson) › ‘He Will be Good/ But God Knows When’: Lincoln, ‘Infidelity,’ and Nineteenth Century Evangelicalism

Illinois Wesleyan University

Professor Howard Jones (Introduced by Edward C. Smith) › Abraham Lincoln: Racist?

University of Alabama

Professor Manisha Sinha (Introduced by Jennifer Fleischner) › Allies for Emancipation?: Lincoln and Black Abolitionists

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

David W. Blight (Introduced by Terry Alford) › ‘Kin’: The Political and Rhetorical Relationship Between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

Amherst College

Professor Michael Vorenberg (Introduced by William C. Harris) › ‘The King’s Cure’: Abraham Lincoln, the Thirteenth Amendment, and the Fate of Slavery

Brown University

Speakers’ Panel › Responding to Informal Comments From Each Other, and Questions From the Audience

Moderator: Paul H. Verduin