13th Annual Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner
Thu., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. 2009
$55 general, $125 beneficiary
National Humanities Medal-winner and Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer will speak at the Idaho Humanities Council’s 13th Annual Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner on Thursday, October 29, at Boise Centre on the Grove. Holzer is Co-Chairman of the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and one the nation’s leading authorities on Lincoln, the Civil War era, and 19th century American cultural history. In commemoration of the Lincoln Bicentennial, Holzer will speak on the topic “Why Lincoln Matters—to History, to Our Presidents, and to Us.”
The Idaho Humanities Council is a nonprofit organization that sertves as the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, promoting greater public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of literature, history, philosophy, law, and other humanities disciplines throughout Idaho. To make reservations, call the IHC at 345-5346 or reserve online at www.idahohumanities.org.