Join us Thursday, November 19, for a Cottage Conversation on Abraham Lincoln and William Shakespeare. Michael Anderegg, author of the upcoming book Lincoln and Shakespeare, will be joined by Michele Osherow, dramaturg for the Folger Shakespeare Library’s production of Aaron Posner’s Merchant of Venice, to discuss Lincoln’s connection with the literature and plays of Shakespeare.
Dr. Anderegg is professor emeritus of English at the University of North Dakota.
Dr. Osherow is associate professor of English and Director of the Judaic Studies Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Reception: 6:00 pm, Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center
Lecture: 6:30 pm, President Lincoln’s Cottage
Admission: $10 for the lecture and $10 for the reception. Free for Cottage members at the $250 level or above. To purchase tickets and RSVP, email Michelle Martz atMMartz@savingplaces.org or call (202) 688-3735.
Cottage Conversations offers relaxing evenings to socialize and learn something new about our 16th president from authors, collectors, and artists. The program begins with a cocktail reception, is followed by the lecture, and concludes with a book signing.
The 2015-16 season of Cottage Conversations is made possible with generous support from: Mr. David Bruce Smith, Mr. James Tennies, and Mr. Matthew Tennies.