Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

6:30 pm


Open to the Public

Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed
Admission Price

Free; Reservations Required

Annette Gordon-Reed, the renowned historian and author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award), gives this year’s talk on writing and researching biography. Her many other books include Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American ControversyRace on Trial: Law and Justice in American History; and On Juneteenth. Gordon-Reed, who is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University, has received numerous honors including a MacArthur Fellowship and the National Humanities Medal.

Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.

A video of this event will be posted a few days later on our YouTube Channel.

This event will take place online, and closed captions will be provided. Please contact Jimmy Cok at with additional accessibility requests, questions, or concerns.