Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Twenty-Third 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.

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

Due to the uncertainty of when the COVID-19 threat will be contained, the Abraham Lincoln Institute has made no plans for a re-scheduling of our 2020 Annual Symposium. Should this change, we will immediately post the update here.

We are sorry that, due to the coronavirus, we were not able to present our speakers at the symposium. Listed below are books authored by the speakers that you may be interested in:

Dr. Carl J. Guarneri

Lincoln’s Informer: Charles A. Dana and the Inside Story of the Union War

Dr. Joseph A. Fry

Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Dr. James M. Lundberg

Horace Greeley: Print, Politics, and the Failure of American Nationhood

Mr. William E. Bartelt (with Joshua Clayborn)

Abe’s Youth: Shaping the Future President

Jason Emerson

Mary Lincoln for the Ages