Speaker Series – Dr. Alan Shaw Taylor
May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Alan Shaw Taylor
Thomas Jefferson’s Education
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Alan Taylor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, holds the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair. A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner in American History, Taylor will speak to his newest publication, Thomas Jefferson’s Education: A social and political history of education in Virginia with an emphasis on Jefferson’s experiences as a student, and his role in creating republican post-war alternative, the University of Virginia. The book highlights the revolution’s separation of church and state in fundamentally altering political culture and educational expectations in Virginia.
The Boeing Company has generously sponsored the Speaker Series at Sotterley for the past 13 years.
Free to the public – Advance registration required, due to limited seating. Please make reservations online or call 301-373-2280.
Rain or shine event. Please proceed to the Barn for check-in and lecture.