Special Lectures

Special Lectures are sponsored wholly or in part by the Department of Education or Department of Religion and fall outside the normal 10:45 a.m. Amphitheater or 2 p.m. Hall of Philosophy formats.

Events

 

Thank you for your patience as we rebuild our calendar listing accurately reflect the offerings of our 2020 online assembly. Our program directors are currently working with 2020 lecturers, chaplains and artists to confirm their participation via remote video feed. All events listed below are confirmed. Please check back regularly, as we post frequent updates regarding confirmed programs and the online forum in which they will take place.

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    African American Heritage House Lecture: Fahamu Pecou

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    Fahamu Pecou is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar whose works combine observations on hip-hop, fine art and popular culture. Pecou’s paintings, performance art and academic work address concerns around contemporary representations of Black masculinity and how these images impact both the reading...



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, August 04, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Contemporary Issues Forum: Leslie Przybylek

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    Leslie Przybylek, Senior Curator, Senator John Heinz History Center in association with the Smithsonian Institution
    "A Woman's Place IS IN THE Exhibition"



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Contemporary Issues Forum: Beth Fouhy

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    Beth Fouhy, Senior editor, politics, NBC News and MSNBC | "Politics, Protests, and a Pandemic: How the 2020 Election Has Been Transformed"



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, August 17, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Lincoln Applied Ethics Series: Braden Allenby

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    “Information Technology and the Fall of the American Republic” | Braden Allenby is the Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, and President’s Professor of Engineering, and of Law, at Arizona State University.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Contemporary Issues Forum: Dr. Bruce Rabin

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    Dr. Bruce Rabin (aka Dr. Stress), Retired Professor of Pathology at University of Pittsburgh and Medical Director of the Division of Clinical Immunopathology and the Healthy Lifestyle Program for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Contemporary Issues Forum: Dr. Terry Madonna

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    Dr. Terry Madonna, Professor of Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College | "The Politics of a Divided America: The Factors that will Matter for ALL voters in the 2020 Elections"



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform