2014 Great Lives Chappell Lecture Series

UMW Dodd Auditorium

The University of Mary Washington's popular Great Lives Chappell Lecture Series returns in 2014 with another great lineup. Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium and are free and open to the public. For more information about each lecture and presenter, see the full schedule here.

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library is proud to support this outstanding community program by selecting library materials that will help you delve further into the fascinating lives of each historical figure. 

John Wilkes Booth - Presented by David O. Stewart on Thursday, January 16    
Jim Henson - Presented by Brian Jay Jones on Tuesday, January 28    
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Presented by David Garrow on Tuesday, February 4    
Bob Dylan - Presented by Sean Wilentz on Thursday, February 6

The Hatfields and McCoys - Presented by Dean King on Tuesday, February 11    
Jim Thorpe - Presented by Kate Buford on Thursday, February 20    
Mata Hari - Presented by Pat Shipman on Tuesday, February 25    
Augustus - Presented by Karl Galinsky on Thursday, February 27  
Henry Ward Beecher - Presented by Debby Applegate on Tuesday, March 11
Atomic Girls - Presented by Denise Kiernan on Thursday, March 13
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - Presented by Therese Anne Fowler on Tuesday, March 18
Titans of the Gilded Age: Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Morgan - Presented by H.W. Brands on Thursday, March 27    
Henry VIII - Presented by Jeremy Black on Tuesday, April 1
Shakespeare - Presented by Lois Potter on Tuesday, April 8
Spartacus - Presented by Barry Strauss on Thursday, April 10
Machiavelli - Presented by Miles Unger on Tuesday, April 15
Simon Bolivar - Presented by Marie Arana on Thursday, April 17    
Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh - Presented by Reeve Lindbergh on Tuesday, April 22