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Formal Lecture Series

Schedule for 2016-2017, Annapolis MD

Lectures will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at 8 p.m. They are free and open to the public. For more information on the lecture series, please call 410-626-2539.

Lectures are archived in the Greenfield Library.

Fall Semester

Date Speaker Title
August 26 Joseph Macfarland
Dean
St. John's College
Annapolis
"Two Good Men in Aristotle's Ethics, or does a liberal education improve one’s character?"
September 2 Elliott Zuckerman
Retired Tutor
St. John's College
Santa Fe
All in C Major: On the Beginning of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier
September 9 Robert Abbott
Tutor
St. John's College
Annapolis
"The Horses of Achilles"
September 16 Steven Crockett
Tutor
St. John's College
Annapolis
"Who should elect the President?"
September 23
(Homecoming Weekend)
Concert View our Concerts page
September 30 Leon Kass
Professor Emeritus
University of Chicago
and Madden-Jewett chair
American Enterprise Institute
The Ten Commandments
October 7 Long Weekend No Lecture
October 14 Matthew Crawford
Author and Senior Fellow
University of Virginia
Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture
TBD
October 21
(Parents Weekend)
Faculty Panel on Iliad
Book 24
 
October 28 All-College Seminar  
November 4 Concert View our Concerts page
November 11 Dr. Jan Blits
Professor
School of Education
University of Delaware
On Macbeth
November 18 King William Players Visit the KWP page
November 25 Thanksgiving Holiday No Lecture
December 2 TBD  
December 9 Dr. Shobita Satyapal
Associate Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
George Mason University
 
December 16 - January 8 Winter Vacation No Lectures