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2015-2016

Robin D.G. Kelley, Gary B. Nash Professor of American History, UCLA, and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer
"A Conversation with Robin D.G. Kelley"
April 15, 2016, Hall Center Conference Hall

Robin D.G. Kelley, Gary B. Nash Professor of American History, UCLA, and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer
"Mike Brown's Body: A Meditation on War, Race, & Democracy"
April 14, 2016, Lied Center Auditorium

Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
“What Citizens Owe Strangers: Human Rights, Migrants and Refugees": A Conversation with Michael Ignatieff
April 7, 2016, Lied Center Pavilion

Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
"The Better Angels of Our Nature: Is Moral Progress Possible?"
April 7, 2016, Lied Center Pavilion

Iain McCalman, Historian and explorer
"Back to the Future: Teddy Roosevelt's Anthropocene":  A Conversation with Iain McCalman
February 11, 2016, Hall Center Conference Hall

Iain McCalman, Historian and explorer
"The Great Barrier Reef: How Human Stories Matter"
February 10, 2016, The Commons, Spooner Hall

2014-2015

Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-2014)
"Poetry and History: An Evening with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey"
March 3, 2015, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-2014)
"A Conversation with Natasha Trethewey"
March 4, 2015, Hall Center Conference Hall
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC

Amy Wilentz, Author & journalist
"A Conversation with Amy Wilentz"
November 4, 2014, Hall Center Conference Hall

Amy Wilentz, Author & journalist
"Haiti: Tragedy and Hope"
November 3, 2014, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

John Symons, Chair & Professor, Philosophy, University of Kansas
"What Can We Teach Our Posthuman Descendants?"
October 7, 2014, The Commons, Spooner Hall

Katherine Boo, Investigative journalist & author
"Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity"
September 16, 2014, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Katherine Boo, Investigative journalist & author
"A Conversation with Katherine Boo"
September 17, 2014, Hall Center Conference Hall
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

2013-2014

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst
"The Supreme Court in the Age of Obama"
April 24, 2014, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst
"A Conversation with Jeffrey Toobin"
April 24, 2014, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Peter Brown, Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor Emeritus of History, Princeton University, and author of Through the Eye of the Needle
"Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD"
March 11, 2014, Lied Center Pavilion

Anne D. Hedeman Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History,
University of Kansas
"Imagining the Past: Interplay Between Literary and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France" (coming soon)
February 13, 2014, Lied Center Pavilion

Junot Díaz, Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing, MIT
"An Evening with Junot Díaz: Literature, Diaspora, and Immigration"
November 18, 2013, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Junot Díaz, Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing, MIT
"A Conversation with Junot Díaz"
November 19, 2013, Hall Center Conference Hall

Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History, Harvard University
"Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin: A Conversation with Jill Lepore"
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History, Harvard University
"Unseen--The History of Privacy"
October 22, 2013, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Arsalan Iftikhar, International human rights lawyer, author, and founder of TheMuslimGuy.com
"The Role of Islam in Post 9/11 America"
September 12, 2013, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

2012-2013

Edwidge Danticat, MacArthur Fellow and Author of Breath, Eyes, Memory
"An Evening with Edwidge Danticat "
March 14, 2013, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
"The Swerve: How the World Became Modern "
November 14, 2012, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Robin Rowland, Professor of Communication Studies, University of Kansas
"From Hope to Audacity: The Evolution of President Barack Obama's Rhetoric and the 2012 Presidential Campaign"
October 24, 2012, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Sarah Vowell, New York Times best-selling author and former NPR contributor
"An Evening with Sarah Vowell"
October 10, 2012, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
*Archive video available for viewing by appointment at the Hall Center, or for class use through EGARC.

Nikky Finney, National Book Award-winning poet
"Making Poetry in Our Anthropocene Age" (coming soon)
September 6, 2012, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union


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