Our free daylong symposium, “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship,” will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m.–6 p.m., at the National Archives at College Park, MD. 
 
Speakers and sessions include:  
 
William C. Harris, Professor of History Emeritus, North Carolina State University: Lincoln and the Union Governors Revisited
Martin P. Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, Miami University-Hamilton: Solving the Mysteries of the Gettysburg Address 
Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe-Greer Professor in the American Civil War Era, Penn State University: The Elections of 1863 
James Oakes, Professor of History, City University of New York: The Emancipation Proclamation: Myths and Realities
Mark Reinhart, Author of Abraham Lincoln on Screen: Fictional and Documentary Portrayals on Film and Television: Spielberg and the Century Before: The History of Lincoln Screen Works” 
Speakers Panel, Moderated by Michelle Krowl, Civil War and Reconstruction Reference Specialist, Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress
Presentation of the 16th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award
Trevor Plante, Chief of Reference, will give opening remarks. The National Archives at College Park, MD, is located at 8601 Adelphi Road, and is fully accessible
 
The symposium is free but advance registration is required: e-mail cevans885@gmail.com or call 301-620-0292. Please provide contact information for each registrant, including e-mail and postal addresses and phone number. Please bring a photo ID with you to the symposium.
 
The National Archives presents the 16th Annual symposium, “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Institute, with generous support from the Foundation for the National Archives.

Image: Photograph of the Abraham Lincoln Statue Installation in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., 1920 (Record Group 42, ARC 596194) 

Our free daylong symposium, “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship,” will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m.–6 p.m., at the National Archives at College Park, MD.

 

Speakers and sessions include: 

 

  • William C. Harris, Professor of History Emeritus, North Carolina State University: Lincoln and the Union Governors Revisited
  • Martin P. Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, Miami University-Hamilton:
    Solving the Mysteries of the Gettysburg Address
     
  • Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe-Greer Professor in the American Civil War Era, Penn State University: The Elections of 1863 
  • James Oakes, Professor of History, City University of New York: The Emancipation Proclamation: Myths and Realities
  • Mark Reinhart, Author of Abraham Lincoln on Screen: Fictional and Documentary Portrayals on Film and Television: Spielberg and the Century Before: The History of Lincoln Screen Works 
  • Speakers Panel, Moderated by Michelle Krowl, Civil War and Reconstruction Reference Specialist, Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress
  • Presentation of the 16th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award

Trevor Plante, Chief of Reference, will give opening remarks. The National Archives at College Park, MD, is located at 8601 Adelphi Road, and is fully accessible
 
The symposium is free but advance registration is required: e-mail cevans885@gmail.com or call 301-620-0292. Please provide contact information for each registrant, including e-mail and postal addresses and phone number. Please bring a photo ID with you to the symposium.

 

The National Archives presents the 16th Annual symposium, “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Institute, with generous support from the Foundation for the National Archives.

Image: Photograph of the Abraham Lincoln Statue Installation in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., 1920 (Record Group 42, ARC 596194) 

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