Established in 1995 in honor of Adolph Weil, the Weil Fellow in the Arts and Humanities is awarded to persons of distinguished achievement in the arts and humanities: writers, artists or renowned scholars in one or more of the liberal arts disciplines.
Weil Fellows may teach classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; conduct public lectures, demonstrations, or exhibitions; organize and conduct special seminars; provide individual or small group tutorials; and perform other activities that enhance the liberal arts learning experience.
O. Vernon Burton
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Dr. John Stone
Fall 2012 Weil Fellow Installation:
Goodwyn Hall 109
AUM commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, coming up on Jan. 1, by installing O. Vernon Burton, author of Age of Lincoln, as a Weil Fellow. Burton presented a free public lecture on the life and legacy of America’s 16th president, “Abraham Lincoln: Then and Now,” following the induction ceremony.
For more information, contact Dr. Ben Severance, Professor of History, at (334) 244-3761.