A lecture series entitled "The Work of Hugh W. Nibley: On the 100th Anniversary of His Birth" will be held during winter semester 2010 at BYU.
March 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of Nibley's birth. In addition, One Eternal Round, volume 19 of the Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, the final volume of the series, will have been published.
The lectures will be held Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium and are sponsored by the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies, the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, the College of Religious Education, and the Harold B. Lee Library.
During the series, a wide array of presenters will explore the scholarship and scope of Hugh Nibley's work. Richard Bushman will deliver the first lecture, "Hugh Nibley and Joseph Smith," on Thursday, January 14. A few of the other scheduled presenters include Robert L. Millet, "Nibley and the Church"; John W. Welch, "The Lasting Legacies of Hugh W. Nibley"; C. Wilfred Griggs, "Nibley as Mentor"; Eric D. Huntsman, "Nibley and Classical Scholarship"; Daniel C. Peterson, "Nibley as Apologist"; and Terry B. Ball, "Nibley and the Environment."
The complete schedule of lectures will be available on the Maxwell Institute Web site (maxwellinstitute.byu.edu).