Humanities Speaker Series


All events in this year's series will be held in-person and also live-streamed via The Hall Center's Crowdcast Page. Please follow the Hall Center on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or check the calendar on our website to stay up-to-date on all Hall Center events.

Upcoming Events in the Series

Victoria Chang

THU SEP 15, 2022, 7:30 PM
"Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief"
The Commons
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Author Victoria Chang alongside the cover of her book

Scott Reynolds Nelson

TUE SEP 27, 7:30 PM
"Oceans of Grain: How American Wheat Remade the World"
Hall Center Conference Hall
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Author Scott Reynolds Nelson

Lee McIntyre

THU OCT 13, 2022, 7:30 PM
"Post-Truth"
Woodruff Auditorium
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Author Lee McIntyre alongside Post-Truth book cover

Cynthia Prescott

THU NOV 3, 2022, 7:30 PM
"Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory"
Woodruff Auditorium
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Author Cynthia Prescott alongside book cover for Pioneer Mother Monuments

Daniel Wildcat

WED FEB 1, 7:30 PM
"Exercises of Indigeneity in an Age of Global Crises"
The Commons
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Daniel Wildcat seated at desk

Alice Wong

WED APR 13, 7:30 PM
KU Common Book
"Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century"
Virtual Event via Hall Center Crowdcast
Alice Wong alongside cover of Disability Visibility

Jonathan Lamb

WED MAR 1, 7:30 PM
"How the World Became a Book in Shakespeare's England"
Hall Center Conference Hall
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Jonathan Lamb sitting at desk

Susan Wolf

WED APR 13, 7:30 PM
"Meaning in Life and Why It Matters"
The Commons
(and live-streamed via Hall Center Crowdcast)
Author Susan Wolf alongside cover of her book Meaning in Life and Why it Matters