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Great Lives Lecture Series

Welcome to the 2023 season of Great Lives: Biographical Approaches to History and Culture, our 20th anniversary season!

Lectures are open to the public free of charge and begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, on the Fredericksburg campus of the University of Mary Washington. The auditorium opens at 6:30 p.m.  Each lecture concludes with an audience Q&A session with the speaker.

Jan. 19 — Alan Turing

Jan. 24 — Shirley Jackson

Jan. 26 — Thomas Paine

Feb. 2 — Gladys West, Technology Pioneer

Feb. 7 — Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Activist

Feb. 14 — Ted Kennedy

Feb. 16 — J. Edgar Hoover

Feb. 23 — Rembrandt

Mar. 2 — Magellan

Mar. 7 — Sandra Day O’Connor

Mar. 9 — The Transcendentalists

Mar. 14 — Anne Frank

Mar. 16 — Lafayette

Mar. 21 — Queen Isabella

Mar. 23 — Bruce Springsteen

Mar. 28 — Colin Powell

 

Event runs Jan 19, 2023 through Mar 28, 2023

See specific dates on event web page.

https://www.umw.edu/greatlives/

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