From March 22-May 3, The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present an online speaker symposium focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Join us on select days at 4 p.m. EDT as we live stream or watch the archive. You can watch the events on this web page, Facebook Live, YouTubeor Twitter.
Richard Blackett The Issue of Fugitive Slaves and the Coming of the Civil War
H.W. Brands The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown and Abraham Lincoln
Carol Robert “C.R.” Gibbs The Underground Railroad in Washington, D.C.
Lucas Morel Lincoln, the Founding, and the Challenge of Self-Government
Tamika Y. Nunley At the Threshold of Liberty: Black Women in Wartime Washington
David S. Reynolds Lincoln and Popular Culture
Mark E. Steiner Abraham Lincoln, Colonization and Black Citizenship