Lincoln Symposium: Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Date Sunday, January 24, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Organization HistoryMiami Museum Categories Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Place HistoryMiami Museum Address 101 West Flagler Street, Downtown Miami Phone 305-375-1492 Website Contact Email

Join HistoryMiami and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation (ALBF) for an all-star symposium on Abraham Lincoln and Immigration. Enjoy historical insights from nationally recognized scholars on this topic. Featuring a keynote lecture Lincoln, the Press, and New Americans by Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, Jonathan F. Fanton Director for the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and award winning author of Lincoln and the Power of the Press. Following the reception: panel discussion and audience conversation about Lincoln, immigration, and the meaning of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Moderator: Frank J. Williams, retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island Dr. Edna Greene Medford, Professor of History at Howard University and author of Lincoln and Emancipation, Dr. Michael Bernath, Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor at the University of Miami. Tickets are free but must RSVP online.