Please join us for the Inaugural Lecture
for the Shapiro Center for American
History and Culture at The Huntington
Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard
“The Past in the Present: America’s Founding and Us”
Professor Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the nation’s premier authorities on the Founding era, will discuss how Americans today deal with problematic historical figures such as Jefferson and Washington.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020
4 p.m. PST
Huntington Zoom event
Established in 2019, thanks to the vision and generosity of L. Dennis and Susan R. Shapiro, the Shapiro Center was created to advance scholarship, knowledge, and understanding of American history and culture and to promote use of The Huntington’s premier library collections in this field, which are unique west of the Mississippi.