Programs & Events

Annapolis Formal Lecture Series 2016-2017

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
St. John’s College
“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
St. John’s College
“On Iliad
September 16 Steven Crockett
St. John’s College
“Who should elect the President?”
September 23
(Homecoming Weekend)
Concert View our Concerts page for more information
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
October 21
(Parents’ Weekend)
Faculty Panel on Iliad
Book 24
October 28 All-College Seminar  
November 4 Concert View our Concerts page for more information
November 11 Jan Blits
School of Education
University of Delaware
“On Macbeth
November 18 King William Players Visit the KWP page for more information
November 25 Thanksgiving Holiday No Lecture
December 2 TBD  
December 9 TBD  
December 16 – January 8 Winter Vacation No Lectures