The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities is an honorary lecture series established in 1972 by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). According to the NEH, the Lecture is "the highest honor the federal government confers for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities."
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... The following table lists the Jefferson Lecturers and the titles of their lectures ... Year Lecturer Lecture Title 1972 Lionel Trilling "Mind in the Modern World" 1973 Erik Erikson "Dimensions of a New Identity" 1974 Robert Penn Warren "Poetry and Democracy" 1975 Paul A ... Jefferson and the Trials of Phillis Wheatley" 2003 David McCullough "The Course of Human Events" 2004 Helen Vendler "The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar ...
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