Father Columba Stewart at Saint John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) Executive Director Father Columba Stewart, OSB, was named by the NEH as the 2019 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities, the first member of a religious order and the first Minnesotan to receive the highest honor given by the federal government for work in the humanities. Fr. Columba delivered his lecture, entitled: “Cultural Heritage Present and Future: A Benedictine Monk’s Long View” to a prestigious national audience in Washington, D.C., on Monday, October 7.
Join program co-hosts HMML, the Minnesota Historical Society, and the Minnesota Humanities Center for an event recognizing Fr. Columba’s achievements in the humanities.
Minnesota Celebrates the 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities, Father Columba Stewart
“Why Cultural Heritage Matters Globally and Locally: A Conversation with Father Columba Stewart and PBS Contributor Fred de Sam Lazaro“
Wednesday, November 6, 7 p.m. (CST)
3M Auditorium, Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul, MN
Tickets are FREE to the public, but advanced registration is required.
Theater capacity is 314.
Joe Rogers, Director of External Relations
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Saint John’s University
2835 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville, MN 56321
NEH names Fr. Columba 2019 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Read more.
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