Great Lives Lives!

The Chappell Lecture Series, Great Lives, will feature subjects as diverse as Confucius, Al Capone, and Shirley Temple, from January through April 2015. All lectures are at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall. Admission is free. Jan. 15:  Alfred Hitchcock, by Thomas Leitch, co-editor of A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock Jan. 20:  The Explorers, by Martin Dugard, author of The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success Jan. 22:  Mathew Brady, by Robert Wilson, author of Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation Jan. 27:  John F. Kennedy, by Larry Sabato, author of The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy Feb. 3:  Duke Ellington, by John Hasse, author of Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington Feb. 5:  Robert Ripley, by Neal Thompson, author of A Curious Man: The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert “Believe It or Not!” Ripley Feb. 10:  Winnie … [Read more...]