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