Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Wendell E. Berry, writer & conservationist
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, established by the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1972, is the highest honor the federal government confers for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities. The lectureship recognizes an individual who has made significant scholarly contributions in the humanities and who has the ability to communicate the knowledge and wisdom of the humanities in a broadly appealing way. This year's honoree is historian Wendell E. Berry.
Performance Timing: Approximately one hour, without intermission.
NOTE: This is a FREE event; tickets are required and will be distributed by the Presenter on a first-come, first served basis. Ticket requests must be submitted by April 19 via the online form at www.neh.gov. All other inquiries, as well as ticket requests for persons lacking online access, may be directed to (202) 606-8446.