Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Twenty-Fifth 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.

A Virtual Live Series
April 12-13, 2022

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

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET

Jonathan W. White

To Address You as My Friend: African Americans’ Letters to Abraham Lincoln

Scott Ackerman: Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize Winner
Presentation of the 2022 Abraham Lincoln Institute Legacy Award to the Kunhardt Family
Christopher Bonner

Remaking the Republic: Black Politics and the Creation of American Citizenship

Michael Burlingame

The Black Man’s President: Abraham Lincoln, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Equality

Live Q&A
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Thavolia Glymph

The Women’s Fight: The Civil War’s Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation

Live Q&A