Prize Announcement: Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize

The Abraham Lincoln Institute (ALI) and the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) invite nominations, self-nominations, and submissions for the 2021 Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, which includes a $1000 honorarium.  Eligible doctoral dissertations must have been completed in 2018-2020 and must focus primarily on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career and/or legacy, preferably offering new interpretations, new evidence or primary source materials, and/or reevaluating previously accepted conclusions.  Comparative studies (e.g., leadership studies, biographies) will be considered as long as Lincoln is th

TOC: The Civil War Monitor (Summer 2020)

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Disputed Glory
The 54th Massachusetts Infantry performed heroically in the attack on Fort Wagner. Why did so many northern newspapers argue otherwise?
By Glenn David Brasher

Mission to the James
Inside Abraham Lincoln's secretive visit to Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters at City Point, Virginia, in 1864
By Noah Andre Trudeau

Fortunate Sons
A summer in the saddle with the Dartmouth Cavalry
By William Marvel
 

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New Lincoln Log Podcast

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log, hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom.

You can now access the first five episodes for free on the ALA's website, on YouTube, or through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify).

New Lincoln Log Podcast

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log, hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom.

You can now access the first five episodes for free on the ALA's website, on YouTube, or through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify).

Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium at Ford's Theatre, March 21

Hello everyone,

I am writing to let you all know about the upcoming Abraham Lincoln Institute symposium at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 21.  Tickets are free and can be obtained here:

 

https://www.fords.org/calendar/?date=2020-03-21

 

The speakers/topics are:

Carl J. Guarneri, "Dana’s Lincoln: A War Department Insider’s View of the President and Commander-in-Chief"

From the Washington Post: Challenging Conservative Propaganda and the History of Slavery

Dear H-Afro-Am Network,

 

My article entitled, "Why Right-wing Commentators Distort the History of Slavery and Emancipation," was published in the Washington Post on December 6, 2019. It may be of interest to many in this group.

The link is here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/12/06/why-right-wing-commentators-distort-history-slavery-emancipation/

 

Best Regards,

 

Tyler D. Parry

Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize

The Abraham Lincoln Institute (ALI) and the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) invite nominations, self-nominations, and submissions for the 2020 Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, which includes a $1000 honorarium.  Eligible doctoral dissertations must have been completed in 2017-2019 and must focus primarily on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career and/or legacy, preferably offering new interpretations, new evidence or primary source materials, and/or reevaluating previously accepted conclusions.  Comparative studies (e.g., leadership studies, biographies) will be considered as long as Lincoln is th

Looking at Abraham Lincoln: New Guide Available

The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division has a new research guide:

"In support of what could (and for some researchers, has) become a lifelong study of Lincoln imagery, we’ve recently combined and expanded two earlier reference aids – one having to do with images of Lincoln and his family, and one having to do with his assassination – into one handy research guide."

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