University Lectures

Nebraska Wesleyan University hosts renowned expert speakers on a variety of topics every year.

Date Lecture Location Series
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 3:30pm "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
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 2:00pm "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
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm "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
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 7:00pm 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
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm Tokyo’s Burning: Fires, Firefighters and Fighting About Fire in the Shogun Capital
Steve Wills, assistant professor of history
Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Forum Lecture/Faculty Scholarship Presentation
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 2:00pm "#Winning: How (Pro)Social Media are Connecting Athletes, Teams and Fans"
Adam Earnheardt, associate professor of communication, Youngstown State University
Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Lambda Pi Eta Lecture