DR. PETER WOOD ON WINSLOW HOMER'S CIVIL WAR
Dr. Peter H. Wood was in Portland to speak at the Portland Museum of Art last Thursday.
Dr. Wood's lecture offered a fresh vantage point on Homer, the struggle to end slavery, and the dramatic closing years of the Civil War. A National Book Award nominee and winner of the Beveridge Prize of the American Historical Association, Dr. Wood is Professor Emeritus in History at Duke University. He has held fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is the author of Near Andersonville: Winslow Homer's Civil War, published by Harvard University Press.
The program was held in conjunction with the exhibition Winslow Homer's Civil War-part of the Maine Civil War Trail-on view through December 7 at the PMA.
For more information on the exhibit click here: WINSLOW HOMER'S CIVIL WAR