Abraham Lincoln Institute
Thirteenth Annual Symposium - March 20, 2010
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"
Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2010 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.
Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Project.
Terry Alford - Ph.D., Professor of History, Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale
Key Publication: Prince Among Slaves: The True Story of an African Prince Sold into Slavery in the American South (Anniversary edition, 2007)
Symposium Topic: "When Booth Gave Lincoln Roses"
Robert C. Bray - Ph.D., R. Forest Colwell Professor of American Literature, Illinois Wesleyan University
Key Publication: Peter Cartwright: Legendary Frontier Preacher (2005)
Symposium Topic: "Reading with Lincoln"
Jason Emerson - Independent Historian and Freelance Writer, Cazenovia, NY
Key Publications: Lincoln the Inventor (2008)
The Madness of Mary Lincoln, with Dr. James S. Brust, M.D. (2007)
Symposium Topic: "Robert Todd Lincoln: First Son, Presidential Confidant, and Civil War Soldier"
William W. Freehling - Ph.D., Singletary Professor of the Humanities Emeritus at the University of Kentucky and Senior Fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Key Publications: The Road to Disunion, Volume I: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854 (1990)
The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861 (2007)
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln's Growth and America's"
Craig L. Symonds - Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy
Key Publication: Lincoln and His Admirals (2008), Co-Winner: 2009 Lincoln Prize
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln as a Naval War Leader"