American Forum - A Land as God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America
April 14, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)
James Horn is Vice President of Research at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, where he has also served as Abby and George O'Neill Director. He was a Visiting Professor in U.Va's Corcoran Department of History (1999–2002), while Saunders Director of the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello. Currently an adjunct professor of History at the College of William and Mary, Horn has appeared on NPR, BBC Radio, the History Channel, CBS, and ABC. His books include The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic (University of Virginia Press, 2002), The Writings of Captain John Smith (The Library of America, 2007), and the forthcoming The Pearl and the Gold: The Lost Colony of Roanoke. This Forum was the second annual Mary Beth and Gordon Smyth Lecture on American History.