On Sunday, August 2, Dr. Terry Hamblin will present a lecture on John Lennon at The Hyde Collection. Dr. Hamblin will focus on Lennon’s influence and creativity from the beginning of his career as an art student in Liverpool to the breakup of The Beatles in 1970, after which Lennon spent the rest of his life writing, drawing, and recording music.
Dr. Hamblin is a Professor of History at SUNY Delhi. He holds a number of advanced degrees, including a PhD in United States history from Stony Brook University. As a historian, Dr. Hamblin has presented a number of scholarly papers and lectures at international conferences, and has published numerous articles and reviews on topics relating to United States history, cultural diplomacy, and popular culture. Since 2007, Dr. Hamblin has also been actively involved with the New York Council for the Humanities where he has participated in their Speaker in the Humanities series and Reading Between the Lines book discussion program.
Dr. Hamblin is currently revising this work for publication in monograph form and is also working on a book examining the cultural, social, and political impact of The Beatles and their music during the 1960s.
The event will take place at 2 pm in the Helen Froehlich Auditorium, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY. This event is free with Museum admission. Contact Michael Coughlin, museum educator, 518-792-1761, ext. 340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.