Professors Douglas Ambrose and John Stauffer have announced the line-up of  conferees for the Alexander Hamilton Institute’s innovative kick-off colloquium, “Liberty and Slavery:  The Civil War between Gerrit Smith & George Fitzhugh,” April 10-12 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino. They include a judge, a Methodist minister, an award-winning high-school teacher, a curator, a graduate student, and several award-winning scholars. Here is the list of conferees:

1. Robert Abzug
Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professorship in History
Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies
University of Texas at Austin

2. Douglas Ambrose
Colloquium Director
Associate Professor of History
Hamilton College

3. Pete Banner-Haley
Associate Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies
Arnold A. Sio Chair in Diversity & Community
Colgate University

4. Milton C. Sernett
Emeritus Professor of History
Syracuse University

5. H. Lee Cheek
Discussion Leader
Social and Behavioral and Social Sciences Division
Brewton-Parker College

6. Eugene D. Genovese
Independent Scholar

7. Amy Godine
Independent scholar
Curator, “Dreaming of Timbuctoo: From Africa to the Adirondacks”

8. Hugh C. Humphreys
Madison County, New York

9. Maurice Isserman
James L. Ferguson Professor of History
Hamilton College

10. Jason Mitchell
Social Studies and Accent on Excellence Honoree
New Hartford (NY) High School

11. Patrick Rael
Associate Professor of History
Bowdoin College

12. John Stauffer
Colloquium Director
Professor of English and American Literature and Language
Harvard University

13. Adam L. Tate
Associate Professor of History
Director, Honor’s Program
Clayton State University

14. Zoe Trodd
Tutorial Board Member in History and Literature
Harvard University

15. Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Richard J. Milbauer Professor Emeritus,
University of Florida

16. Tim McCarthy
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

Participants in the colloquium will also include classes from Harvard University, Colgate University, and Hamilton College.