Location The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, Ca
Events at The Huntington Library
A Distinguished Fellow Lecture features Shirley Samuels, Cornell University professor of English and American studies and Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow, discusses “Looking at Lincoln,” examining the relationship between pictures of Abraham Lincoln and the language that he used in famous speeches including the Gettysburg Address, at 7:30 p.m. Free; no reservations required.
Simon Winchester, author of “The Map that Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology,” presents a lecture on the impoverished British surveyor who single-handedly mapped the geological strata of England and Wales, at 7:30 p.m. Free; no reservations required.