Programs & Events

Annapolis Formal Lecture Series 2015

Lectures begin at 8 p.m. in Francis Scott Key auditorium, unless specified otherwise. 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 28 – Dean's Lecture Pamela Kraus
St. John's College

“Life Before Us” 

September 4

Andre Barbera
St. John's College

Anxious Faith in Don Quixote

September 11  James Bailey
Professor of Medicine
American College of Physicians 

“Dante and the Hero’s Quest for Healing”

September 18 David Townsend
St. John's College 

“The United States Constitution: Breathing Spirit into Human Clay”

September 25 – Concert
Homecoming Weekend 

New York Polyphony

Visit the Annapolis Concerts page for more information.

October 2 Andy Davis
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Belmont University

“Prefacing the Absolute in Hegel’s Phenomenology

October 9  

No Lecture

October 16

Dan Harrell
St. John's College 

“What is a Question?”
Please note this lecture will be held in the Great Hall.

October 23 All-College Seminar


October 30 – Concert

The Parker Quartet

Visit the Annapolis Concerts page for more information.  

November 6 Peter Kalkavage
St. John's College 
“Music and the Idea of a World: On Plato and Schopenhauer”
November 13 John Sisko
The College of New Jersey 
“On Aristotle’s De Anima
Please note this lecture will be held in the Great Hall.
November 20 Greg Recco
St. John's College 
“Persona of the Spectator”
Please note this lecture will be held in the Great Hall.
November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday No Lecture
December 4 James Beall
St. John's College 
“Leibniz’s Monadology and the Philosophical Foundations of Non-locality in Quantum Mechanics”
December 11 King William Players Gods of Carnage
Visit the King William Players page for more information.
December 18 - January 10 Winter Vacation No Lectures