March 24, 2014: Joan Waugh, Ph.D.
Dr. Waugh will present "Ulysses S. Grant in Historical Memory" on Monday, March 24, at 6:00 pm in the Hendrix-Chenault Theater.
A professor in the Department of History at UCLA, her alma mater, Joan Waugh researches and writes about 19th-century America, specializing in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Gilded Age eras. Her many essays and books on Civil War topics include the prize-winning U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth. Waugh is a recipient of Huntington Library, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Gilder-Lehrman fellowships, and has been interviewed for many documentaries, including the PBS series American Experience, on Ulysses S. Grant, and the History Channel’s production of Lee and Grant.”
Admission is free, but reservations are suggested. Please call (404) 262-3032, ext. 1717. Light refreshments will be served before the lecture starting at 5:30 pm. More information at www.lovett.org/civilwar.
To commemorate the Civil War’s Sesquicentennial, Lovett is also sponsoring several other adult education offerings. More information is available on Lovett's Adult Education webpage. Complete this form to register.
Atlanta and the Civil War
A multi-part course presented by Richard Hall, Ph.D., Lovett teacher and administrator, retired, with special guest Wendy Venet, Ph.D., Professor of History, Georgia State University
Bus Tour: Battle of Peachtree Creek
Saturday, April 12, 9:30 am-noon
Hosted by Gordon L. Jones, Senior Military Historian and Curator, Atlanta History Center