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.

2010 Video Gallery   |   2010 Photos © Henry Ballone & © Bruce Guthrie


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"