Abraham Lincoln Institute

Fifteenth Annual Symposium - March 24, 2012

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2012 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.


John M. Barr  -  Assistant Professor of History, Lone Star College Kingwood

Symposium Topic:
"Loathing Lincoln: An American Political Tradition, 1858-2011" Video

Michael Burlingame  -  Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, University of Illinois Springfield

Symposium Topic:
"Lincoln as the Indispensable Man" Video

Daniel Crofts

Daniel W. Crofts  -  Professor of History, The College of New Jersey

Symposium Topic:
"The Would-Be Thirteenth Amendment of March 1861: Lincoln's Last-Ditch Overture to Arrest

Eric Foner  -  DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University

Symposium Topic:
"The Fiery
Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery"

Jason Jividen

Jason R. Jividen  -  Assistant Professor of Politics, Saint Vincent College

Symposium Topic:
"American Progressivism and the Lincoln Legacy" Video