Author Talks

Author Talks

Author Talks are conversational discussions on timely topics led by recent authors who have made use of Hagley resources. They provide the public a captivating way to learn more about the stories contained on Hagley’s collections.

Current Schedule

October 22nd 2015, 7 to 9 p.m.
Phyllis Lambert (Canadian Centre for Architecture),
“Building Seagram.”

March 17th 2016, 7 to 9 p.m.
Brett Gadsden (Emory University), "Between North and South: Delaware, Desegregation, and the Myth of American Sectionalism"

May 5th 2016, 7 to 9 p.m.
Vicki Howard (Hartwick College), “From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store"

Lectures will be held in the Auditorium of Hagley’s Soda House building. Use Hagley's Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Lectures are free but reservations are encouraged -- please call (302) 658-2400, ext. 243 or e-mail Carol Lockman at

Recorded Author Talks