Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities


"Insubordinate Spaces: Why the Humanities Matter Now" (2018)
George Lipsitz
Professor of Black Studies, UC Santa Barbara

"Fracked out: Drinking Water Versus Oil in an Age of Extreme Fossil Fuel Extraction" (Fall 2016)

Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Ithaca College



"The Work of Art in the World: Civic Agency and Public Humanities" (Spring 2016)
Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative, Harvard University
"Rationality, Racism, and Imagining Social Justice" (2015)
Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of Comparative Literature, Stanford University
"How we, Homo Sapiens, came to be domesticated: an account of the late-Neolithic multi-species resettlement camp" (2014)
Sterling Professor of Political Science and Director of Agrarian Studies Program, Yale University
"For the Humanities" (2012)
Kwame Anthony Appiah

Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and Acting Director of the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University