James Oakes and Matthew Pinsker will lead a seminar called “Lincoln and Emancipation” at New York University this summer from July 10 to July 16. The seminar will “will explore Lincoln’s evolving views on slavery, from his earliest anti-slavery expressions in the 1830s and 1840s to the development of his presidential emancipation policy during the Civil War.” Other information about this seminar is available here. If you want to attend, check this page for details on applying . The deadline is February 1, 2011. Oakes is a Professor of History at The City University of New York and received the Lincoln Prize for The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics in 2008. Pinsker is the Pohanka Chair for Civil War History at Dickinson College and Director of the House Divided Project. You can watch Oakes discuss Lincoln and Race and Pinsker lead a discussion about Lincoln and the election of 1860 for a class at Dickinson College. The Gilder Lehrman Institute also offers a number of other seminars this summer, including The South in American History (June 26-June 30, 2011), The American Civil War: Origins and Consequences (June 19-25, 2011), and Reconstruction (July 17-23, 2011). A complete list of seminars is available here.