Wednesday, October 7, 2009


On Thursday October 22, 2009, Dr. Orville Vernon Burton will deliver the J. Roderick Davis Lecture. The theme of this year's lecture is "The Age of Lincoln."

The lecture will be delivered at the Wright Center at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

An officer of the Congressional National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Foundation, Dr. Orville Vernon Burton is a prolific scholar having produced fifteen authored or edited books and more than one hundred articles. His most recent work, The Age of Lincoln, won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Literary Award for Nonfiction and was selected as book of the month by the Book of the Month Club, the History Book Club, and the Military Book Club.

For further details, including directions to the Wright Center, please click here.

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