10:45 a.m. Lectures

Morning Lectures

10:45 a.m., Monday-Friday, Amphitheater

Ideas and opinions are exchanged in an open, challenging atmosphere, and Chautauqua's knowledgeable audiences have the opportunity to participate in question-and-answer sessions at the conclusion of the lectures.

Events

  • Monday, June 26, 2017 | 10:45am

    Obi Felten

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    Head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world, X

    Obi Felten is a startup mentor and angel investor who is head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world at X (formerly known as GoogleX).



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 10:45am

    Jesse Schell

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    Distinguished Professor, Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center

    Jesse Schell is a Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 10:45am

    Lisa DeLuca

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    Technology Strategist, IBM Commerce

    Lisa Seacat DeLuca is the most prolific female inventor in IBM history; she holds 70 U.S. patents with more 300 pending applications, and more than 180 patents worldwide.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 10:45am

    George Kembel

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    Co-founder, Stanford d.school

    George Kembel, an entrepreneur and investor turned educator, co-founded the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, also known as the d.school, which he led for over a decade.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 | 10:45am

    Pagan Kennedy

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    Author, Inventology

    Columnist and author Pagan Kennedy’s most recent book is Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, July 03, 2017 | 10:45am

    Lee R. Berger

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    Paleoanthropologist, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence

    Lee R. Berger is an award-winning researcher, explorer, author and palaeoanthropologist. In addition to being the recipient of the National Geographic Society’s first Prize for Research and Exploration...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017 | 10:45am

    Brian Skerry

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    National Geographic Photography Fellow

    Brian Skerry is a photojournalist specializing in marine wildlife and underwater environments, covering such environments for National Geographic since 1998. In 2014 he was named a National Geographic Photography Fellow.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017 | 10:45am

    Asha de Vos and Thandiwe Mweetwa

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    Asha de Vos, Marine biologist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer
    Thandiwe Mweetwa, Lion biologist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, July 06, 2017 | 10:45am

    Shah Selbe

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    Engineer and conservation technologist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer

    Shah Selbe was named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2013 for his creation of FishNET, a platform approach harnessing technology to detect...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 07, 2017 | 10:45am

    Kristin Romey

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    Archaeology writer, National Geographic; Former executive editor, Archaeology

    Kristin Romey covers archaeology and paleontology for National Geographic magazine and National Geographic News, and is the former executive editor of Archaeology magazine.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, July 10, 2017 | 10:45am

    Andrew Sullivan

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    Author, The Conservative Soul

    Andrew Sullivan is a contributing editor at New York, a blogger and an author known for his provocative, astute political and social commentary.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 10:45am

    Katelyn Beaty

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    Editor-at-large, Christianity Today

    Katelyn Beaty served as the youngest and first female managing editor for Christianity Today, evangelicalism’s flagship magazine. 



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | 10:45am

    Dahlia Lithwick

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    Senior editor, Slate

    Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate and, in that capacity, writes the “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence” columns. Frequently, that writing includes the intersection of issues of faith and issues of legality.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 10:45am

    Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

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    Former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth

    An international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author and respected moral voice, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks served as Chief Rabbi of the United...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 14, 2017 | 10:45am

    Eboo Patel

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    Founder and president, Interfaith Youth Core

    Named by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Leaders of 2009, Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC)..



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 | 10:45am

    Kathleen Hicks

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    Senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, International Security Program Director, CSIS

    Kathleen Hicks is senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at CSIS and is a frequent writer and lecturer on...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10:45am

    Scott Kennedy

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    Deputy director, Freeman Chair in China Studies; Director, Chinese Business and Political Economy, CSIS

    Scott Kennedy is deputy director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and director of Chinese Business and Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 10:45am

    Jon B. Alterman

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    Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program, CSIS

    Jon B. Alterman is a senior vice president, holds the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and is director of the Middle East Program at...



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 10:45am

    Sarah Ladislaw

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    Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    As director of the Energy and National Security Program, Sarah Ladislaw leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 21, 2017 | 10:45am

    Denise E. Zheng

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    Director and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Program, CSIS

    Denise E. Zheng is a senior fellow and director of the Technology Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where her work is focused on cyber and emerging technology issues. 



    Location: Amphitheater