November 2, 2017

Norberg to kick off Duncan Hall lecture series with talk on '150 Year Story of Purdue University'

John Norberg, public speaker, author and columnist, will lead the first in a number of lectures in the “Discovering Lafayette: A Series to Explore History, Literature and the Arts” series 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in Duncan Hall.

Norberg's talk will focus on the history of Purdue, with stories drawn from his upcoming book "Ever True: The 150 Year Story of Purdue University."

The new book will be published by Purdue University Press for the University's sesquicentennial in 2019 and is expected to be available next fall in time for the beginning of the yearlong celebrations.

Tickets cost $10 for the general public and $5 for students and are available at Proceeds will support Duncan Hall, a Georgian, colonial-style building at 619 Ferry St. in Lafayette that provides event and meeting space for social, patriotic, charitable, educational and cultural events.

The series is sponsored by Duncan Hall and WBAA public radio.

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