Wed, Feb 17|
The Sailfish Club of Florida
February 17 & 18: de Tocqueville and American Democracy... Today and the Future
February 17 & 18 Featuring DR. WILLIAM R. COOK...
Time & Location
Feb 17, 2021, 11:00 AM
The Sailfish Club of Florida, 1338 North Lake Way Palm Beach
About the Event
Join for this two day workshop on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 & THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 featuring Dr. William R. Cook, the Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo,
where he has taught since 1970. He earned his bachelor's degree cum laude from Wabash College and was elected
to Phi Beta Kappa there. He was then awarded Woodrow Wilson and Herbert Lehman fellowships to study medieval
history at Cornell University, where he earned his Ph.D. Professor Cook teaches courses in ancient and medieval history, the
Renaissance and Reformation periods, and the Bible and Christian thought. Since 1983 Professor Cook has directed 11 Seminars for School Teachers for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Bill's books include Images of St. Francis of Assisi and Francis of Assisi: The Way of Poverty and Humility. Dr. Cook contributed to the Cambridge Companion to Giotto and edits and contributes to The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy. Among his many awards, Professor Cook has received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 1992 the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education named him New York State's Professor of the Year. In 2003 he received the first-ever CARA Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Medieval Studies from the Medieval Academy of America.
Please note limited space available. Priority access for Coudert Institute 2021 Season Members. Non-members are welcome to participate in person at $150 per day, and by remote participation at $40 per day. Telephone us at: 561-659-6161 to learn more and register.