Littlefield Lectures #1: Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed
Thu, April 29, 2010 • 5:30 PM • AT&T Executive Education and Convention Center Auditorium
Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed to give Littlefield Lectures
The History Department is proud to announce that the 2010 Littlefield Lectures will be presented by Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed, the author of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy (1997) and The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (2008), which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, among several other prestigious awards.
There will be two lectures on the following days:
DATE: Thursday, April 29
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: AT&T Executive Education and Convention Center Auditorium
TITLE: "Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: Historians and the Enterprise of Defense"
DATE: Friday, April 30
TIME: 11 a.m.
PLACE: William C. Hogg (WCH) 1.120
TITLE: "Monticello Legacies: Recovering the life of an Enslaved Family"
Both events are free and open to the public.
Dr. Gordon-Reed, a graduate of Harvard Law School, is a professor of history at Rutgers University and the Wallace Stevens professor of law at New York Law School. Just recently, she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama in a ceremony at the White House, one of only 20 Americans to be so honored.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Gordon-Reed to our campus. PHOTO JERRY BAUER