Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Twenty-Second 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.

Ford’s Theatre
Washington, D.C.

Saturday March 16, 2019

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. and the Ford’s Theatre Society

2019 ALI Symposium Presenter: David Blight
David Blight / Yale University › “Lincoln and Frederick Douglass”
2019 ALI Symposium Presenter: Nina Silber
Nina Silber / Boston University › ” ‘A Passionate Addiction’ to Lincoln: Remembering ‘Honest Abe’ in New Deal America
2019 ALI Symposium Presenter: Michael Carwardine
Richard Carwardine / Cambridge University › “Lincoln’s Sense of Humor: A Double-Edged Sword”
2019 ALI Symposium Presenter: James Tackach
James Tackach / Roger Williams University › “Lincoln and the Natural Environment”
2019 ALI Symposium Presenter: William W. Freehling
William Freehling / University of Kentucky › “Lincoln’s ‘Antislavery’ and the Causes of the Civil War”