Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Eighth 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 Archives II
College Park, Maryland

March 12, 2005

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

Professor Joseph R. Fornieri › Lincoln, Law, Prudence and Morality

Rochester Institute of Technology

Abraham Lincoln’s Political Faith (2003)
The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln (2004)

Author Harold Holzer › Lincoln and the Cooper Union Address

Senior Vice President, External Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that made Abraham Lincoln President (2004)
The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln (2004)

Professor Elizabeth D. Leonard › Joseph Holt and Abraham Lincoln

Chair, Colby College History Department

Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War (2004)
All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies (2004)

Professor Phillip Shaw Paludan › Lincoln and Democracy

Lynn Distinguished Chair of Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield

Publications: The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Winner 1995 Lincoln Prize

Professor Matthew Pinsker › The Private President: New Insights from the Old Soldiers’ Home

Dickinson College

Publications: Lincoln’s Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldier’s Home (2003)