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Joyce Appleby Delivers Haskins Prize Lecture for ACLS

May 11 at the 2012 ACLS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

Professor emerita to deliver ACLS "Life of Learning" lecture

Joyce Appleby, professor emerita of history, delivered the 30th Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). A private, nonprofit federation of 71 national scholarly organizations, ACLS is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

The lecture series, entitled "A Life of Learning," is an occasion for scholars to reflect on their professional lives, discussing how they’ve shaped or been shaped by their institutions, what they’ve found rewarding or frustrating and how their individual career fits into the broader experiences of their fellow scholars.

Appleby delivered her lecture on May 11 at the 2012 ACLS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Each Charles Homer lecture is published in the ACLS Occasional Paper series and made available on the ACLS website as text and multimedia presentations. Learn more about the lecture series here.