Abraham Lincoln Institute
Fourteenth Annual Symposium - March 26, 2011
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"
Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2011 Symposium will be held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.
Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Podcasts.
Burrus Carnahan - J.D., Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University Law School and Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War (2010)
Act of Justice (on the Emancipation Proclamation) (2007)
"Lincoln on Trial? The President and Military Treatment of Southern Civilians" Video
Amanda Foreman - Ph.D., FRSA, Senior Visiting Scholar, AHRB Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War (2011)
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire (1998)
Winner of the Whitbread Book Award for best biography and basis of the 2008 film, The Duchess
"Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation in England: A Propaganda Tool for the Enemy?" Video
David Hirsch - J.D., Attorney and former columnist for the ABA Journal
Co-author with Dan Van Haften - Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason (2010)
"And the War Came: The Geography of Language" Video
James Swanson - Senior Legal Scholar, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse (2010)
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (2006)
"Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse" Video
Jonathan White - Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow, Christopher Newport University, and ALI Dissertation-Prize Winner (2010)
Abraham Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman (Forthcoming: LSU Press, Fall 2011)
Editor, A Philadelphia Perspective: The Civil War Diary of Sidney George Fisher (2007)
"John Merryman and Lincoln's Other Habeas Corpus Problem" Video