Each year, CRRL librarians hand pick titles to accompany each lecture in the William B. Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series at the University of Mary Washington.
This series is open to the public free of charge and no admission tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall.
2020 Great Lives Lecture Series:
Booklists for the 2020 series are forthcoming. Visit the UMW website for more information about each lecture
Jan. 21 - Ronald Reagan, speaker Craig Shirley
Jan. 23 - Tiger Woods, speaker Jeff Benedict
Jan. 28 - D-Day Girls, speaker Sarah Rose
Jan. 30 - JFK/James Bond, speaker Stephen Watts
Feb. 4 - Francis Gary Powers, speaker Francis Gary Powers, Jr.
Feb. 6 - The Beach Boys, speaker Peter Ames Carlin
Feb. 11 - Dr. Seuss, speaker Brian Jay Jones
Feb. 13 - John and John Quincy Adams, speaker Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Feb. 18 - Stephen Hawking, speaker Kitty Ferguson
Feb. 20 - American Duelists, speaker Joanne Freeman
Feb. 27 - Frederick Douglass, speaker David W. Blight
Mar. 1 - 2 C.S. Lewis, speaker Devin Brown
Mar. 19 - America’s Notorious Pirates, speaker Eric Jay Dolin
Mar. 24 - Karl Marx, speaker Jonathan Sperber
Mar. 31 - Hedy Lamarr, speaker Stephen Michael Shearer
Apr. 2 - Sandra Day O’Connor, speaker Evan Thomas
Apr. 7 - Nikita Khrushchev, speaker William Taubman
Apr. 14 - Pioneer Female Aviatiors, speaker Keith O'Brien