The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

5/4 – Annette Gordon-Reed (The Leon Levy Lecture on Biography)

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.


Annette Gordon-Reed

The Leon Levy Lecture on Biography

Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 pm