Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.

Ninth Annual Symposium - March 25, 2006

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2006 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.

Symposium speakers l-r: schwartz, brownstein, striner, farber, shenk
Photos © Bruce Guthrie.
Symposium 2006 Photo Collection


Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Project.

Author Elizabeth Smith Brownstein

Author Elizabeth Smith Brownstein

Publications:  If This House Could Talk. Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans;  Lincoln's Other White House: The Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency (2003)

Symposium Topic:  "Lincoln's Other White House"


Professor Daniel Farber, J.D.

Professor Daniel Farber, J.D. – Sho Sato Professor, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Publications:  Lincoln’s Constitution

Symposium Topic:  "Lincoln’s Constitution"


Professor Barry Schwartz

Professor Barry Schwartz – Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Georgia

Publications:  Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory – Winner, Lincoln Prize, 1998
Lincoln's Last Months (2003)

Symposium Topic:  "Transfiguration: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil Rights Movement"


Author Joshua Wolf Shenk

Author Joshua Wolf Shenk

Publications:  Time Magazine, cover story, "Abraham Lincoln," July 4, 2005
Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled his Greatness (2005)

Symposium Topic:  "Lincoln's Melancholy"


Professor Richard Striner

Professor Richard Striner – Department of History, Washington College

Key Publications:  Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery (2006)

Symposium Topic:  "Lincoln, Race, and Moral Strategy"