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Formal Lecture Series

2017 Annapolis Campus Lecture Schedule

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.

Download the 2017 Annapolis Campus Lecture Schedule.

Lectures are archived in the Greenfield Library and on the SJC Digital Archives site.

Spring Semester

Spring Semester Lecture Series
Date Speaker Title
January 13 Julian Lage – guitar
Fred Hersch – piano
Jazz Concert
January 20 Matthew Linck
St. John’s College
"Thinking about Nature"
January 27 All-College Seminar "The Tao Te Ching"
February 3 Long Weekend No Lecture
February 10 Howard Fisher
St. John’s College
Santa Fe
"In Praise of Caloric"
February 17 Richard DeMillo
Mellon Grant Speaker -
Digital Technology
"A Revolution in Higher Education: Tales from Unlikely Allies"
February 24 Elizabeth Yale
University of Iowa
"The Books of Nature"
March 3–20 Spring Break No Lectures
March 24 Chester Burke
St. John’s College
"Does a Single Photon Exist?"
March 31
(Steiner Lecture)
Lydia Polgreen
The Huffington Post
Steiner Lecturer
American Identity in the Age of Trump
April 7 St. John’s College Orchestra Concert
April 14 Fawn Trigg
NEH Chair
St. John’s College
with Nicolás Pellón - piano
"On Some Silences in Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas”
April 21 (Croquet Weekend) Steven Hancoff (Alumnus) Johann Sebastian Bach and The Six Suites for Cello Solo – A Fanciful and Extravagant Allegory
April 28 King William Players Performance
May 5 Reality Show No Lecture
May 12 Commencement Weekend No Lecture