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 2007 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.
Photos © Bruce Guthrie. See entire collection.
Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Project.
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. – Sho Sato Professor, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Publications: Lincoln’s Constitution
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln’s Constitution"
Professor Barry Schwartz – Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Georgia
Publications: Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory – Winner, Lincoln Prize,
Lincoln's Last Months (2003)
Symposium Topic: "Transfiguration: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil Rights Movement"
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 – Department of History, Washington College
Key Publications: Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery (2006)
Symposium Topic: "Lincoln, Race, and Moral Strategy"