Summer Lecture Series

Eventbrite - The 2017 Summer Lecture Series

July 10 – August 29
Mondays @ 4 p.m. and Tuesdays @ 11 a.m.
General $30, Members $25

Our popular Summer Lecture Series is back! Join us on Mondays and Tuesdays in July and August and hear firsthand from today’s leading biographers and historians.

The 2017 Lecture Series

Monday, July 10 @ 4:00 pm: Megan Marshall: Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast

Tuesday, July 11 @ 11:00 am: Megan Marshall: Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast

Monday, July 17 @ 4:00 pm: Elaine Showalter: The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Tuesday, July 18 @ 11:00 am: Elaine Showalter: The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Monday, July 24 @ 4:00 pm: Julie Scelfo: The Women Who Made New York

Tuesday, July 25 @ 11:00 am: Julie Scelfo: The Women Who Made New York

Monday, July 31 @ 4:00 pm: Randall Fuller: The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

Tuesday, August 1 @ 11:00 am: Randall Fuller: The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

Monday, August 7 @ 4:00 pm: Laura Claridge: The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf and Her Unlikely Friendship with H.L. Mencken

Tuesday, August 8 @ 11:00 am: Laura Claridge: The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf and Her Unlikely Friendship with H.L. Mencken

Monday, August 14 @ 4:00 pm: Susan Quinn: Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Tuesday, August 15 @ 11:00 am: Susan Quinn: Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Monday, August 21 @ 4:00 pm: Mary V. Dearborn: Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Tuesday, August 22 @ 11:00 am: Mary V. Dearborn: Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Monday, August 28 @ 4:00 pm: John Stauffer: Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American

Tuesday, August 29 @ 11:00 am: John Stauffer: Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American

All lectures  are followed by a book signing. For more information, please call 413-551-5100 or email info@edithwharton.org.

Refund requests will only be honored if made more than one week prior to lecture date.

We would like to thank Blantyre, a Relais & Chateau property, for their generous donation and support of this season’s Summer Lecture Series at The Mount.