Lectures

2017/2018 Lecture Series

James B. Stewart
“Truth Matters: How Fake News and False Statements Undermine America”
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project The Unreliable Narrator.

Ruth Reichl
“Protect What We Eat”
Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project Bees.

Viet Thanh Nguyen
“An Evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen”
Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project This Land is Whose Land?

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture is presented in partnership with The Community Library and has been generously supported by an anonymous gift and Marcia & Don Liebich.

Free Student Humanities Club tickets are provided through the generous support of Robin Leavitt and Terry Friedlander for lecture series, performing arts events and Company of Fools staged readings.

2017/2018 Lecture Series Tickets

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Upcoming Lectures

LECTURE with Photographer David Tejada

Monday, September 25, 6:30 pm

In an evening presentation, photographer David Tejada will speak about his inspiration, influence and challenge faced in the world of commercial and corporate annual report photography. David will take you behind the scenes of several corporate assignments and share his process and working techniques. Davi...

LECTURE: James B. Stewart “Truth Matters: How Fake News and False Statements Undermine America”

Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author James B. Stewart combines the skills of an investigative reporter with the style and sensibility of a novelist, examining events in finance, law and politics that shape American society. A former Wall Street Journal reporter and editor and a regular co...

LECTURE: Ruth Reichl “Protect What We Eat”

Thursday, February 8, 6:30 pm

Bestselling author, food critic, and judge on Bravo's Top Chef Masters, Ruth Reichl is one of the most recognizable and beloved culinary voices, guiding people around the kitchen, showing them what to eat, how to cook and where to satisfy their cravings. Reichl has been the Editor in Chief of Gourmet Magazine...

LECTURE: Viet Thanh Nguyen “An Evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen”

Thursday, March 8, 6:30 pm

Award-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen continues 
to gain recognition for his bold, elegant, and fiercely honest writing. His remarkable debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2016 and made the finalist list for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner award. His collection of short stories titled The Refugee...

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