Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Fifteenth 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 24, 2012

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.

John M. Barr › Loathing Lincoln: An American Political Tradition, 1858-2011

Assistant Professor of History, Lone Star College Kingwood

Michael Burlingame › Lincoln as the Indispensable Man

Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, University of Illinois Springfield

Daniel W. Crofts › The Would-Be Thirteenth Amendment of March 1861: Lincoln’s Last-Ditch Overture to Arrest Secession

Professor of History, The College of New Jersey

Eric Foner › The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University

Jason R. Jividen › American Progressivism and the Lincoln Legacy

Assistant Professor of Politics, Saint Vincent College