The Hemings Family of Monticello, a talk by Professor Annette Gordon-Reed. October 11, 2017, Madison, WI.
The Hemings Family of Monticello, a talk by Professor Annette Gordon-Reed. October 11, 2017, Madison, WI. Part of the 2017 James Madison Lectures: Scholarship in Honor of Merrill Jensen.
Annette Gordon-Reed is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School. She won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2009 for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton, 2009). Her most recently published book (co-authored with Peter S. Onuf) is Most Blessed of the Patriarchs’: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination (Liveright Publishing, 2016). Her honors include a fellowship from the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, a Guggenheim Fellowship in the humanities, a MacArthur Fellowship, the National Humanities Medal, the National Book Award and the Woman of Power & Influence Award from the National Organization for Women in New York City.