University Lectures

Date Lecture Location Series
"Spehk thuh Speech uh preh yuh — Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation"
Ben Crystal
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Kenneth R. Holder Lecture
"Changing the Narrative on Adolescents: US and International Perspectives"
Trang Ho, planning specialist, United Nations Children's Fund and Matthew Morton, research fellow, Voices of Youth Count
Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress"
Steven Pinker, Experimental Psychologist, Harvard University
O’Donnell Auditorium Clifford Fawl Psychology Lecture featuring Steven Pinker
"Allies and Advocates: Taking a Stand Against Hate"
Lisa Hanasono, associate professor of communication, Bowling Green State University
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Lambda Pi Eta/Wesleyan Communication Association Lecture
Fetzer Science Lecture: "Learning How To Learn"
Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering, Oakland University
Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Fetzer Science Lecture
Faculty Scholarship Presentation
Gerise Herndon, professor of English
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Faculty Scholarship Presentation
Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
The End of Men: Current Social and Political Implications
Hanna Rosin
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
American Injustice: Humanity, Mercy and Making a Difference
Bryan Stevenson
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
Fall Visiting Writer
Lucy Ives (Poet)

Elder Gallery Visiting Writers Series
Fall Visiting Writer
Claudia Rankine (Poet)
O’Donnell Auditorium Visiting Writers Series
Fall Visiting Writer
Peter Gizzi (Poet)
Elder Gallery Visiting Writers Series
Press Shift: Our Changing Place In A High-Tech World
Talithia Williams
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
Press Shift: Our Changing Place In A High-Tech World
Jessica Jackley
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
Press Shift: Our Changing Place In A High-Tech World
Steve Brugman
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures
Eloquence is Action: Rhetorics of Response in Shakespeare
Dr. Stephen Buhler
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Holder Lecture
“Psychology and Global Climate Change”
Susan Clayton, Whitmore-Williams Professor Psychology, The College of Wooster
Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Clifford Fawl Psychology Lecture
“Code Red: Protecting Your Enterprise and Securing Your Brand Online”
Theresa Payton, former White House Chief Information Officer, cybersecurity authority
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures Symposium
“What Color is Fear?”
Karla Cooper, pastor, Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church; chaplain/coordinator of service programs, Doane College
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures Symposium
“Blue Future: Looking at the Global Water Crisis and Offering Solutions”
Maude Barlow, author, political activist, senior advisor on water to the United Nations
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures Symposium
“The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things”
Barry Glassner, president, Lewis & Clark University, author
O’Donnell Auditorium Visions & Ventures Symposium
"iPads and Their Impact on Literacy"
Joan Hughes, associate professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas-Austin
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Holder Lecture
"More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women"
Jackson Katz, author, filmmaker, founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention
Emerson Recital Hall Forum Lecture
"A Universe From Nothing — Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?"
Lawrence Krauss, foundation professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
O’Donnell Auditorium Fetzer Memorial Lecture
Lee will share excerpts from his book, "Last Call," a memorial tribute to his longtime friend William Kloefkorn.
David Lee, Utah’s first poet laureate
Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series