Formal Lecture Series

Annapolis Campus Lecture Schedule

Lectures will be held virtually through 2020–21. They are free and available to the public. Information about access will be posted closer to the lecture date.

For more information on the lecture series, please call 410-626-2511.

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

2020 Fall Semester

Lecture Schedule for 2020 Fall Semester
Date Speaker/Event Topic
August 28, 2020
8 p.m. ET
Joseph Macfarland, Dean
St. John’s College, Annapolis
The Christopher B. Nelson Lecture
“Our Polity”
September 4
8 p.m. ET
All College Art Seminar
For Annapolis students, faculty, and staff only
September 11 & 12
8 p.m. ET
Robert Druecker, Tutor
St. John’s College, Annapolis
“Looking in Freshman Lab—A Path to Experiencing the Blossoming of Things? A Two-part Lecture.”
September 18
8 p.m. ET
Anika Prather
Founder, The Living Water School
“Great Books as a Tool for Liberating African Americans”
September 25
8 p.m. ET
Ron Haflidson, Tutor
St. John’s College, Annapolis
“God and Ostriches: Queer Birds in the Book of Job”
October 2
8 p.m. ET
Patricia Locke, Tutor
St. John’s College, Annapolis
“Becoming (a) Woman in La Princesse de Clèves
Watch the October 2 lecture via YouTube
Join the question period via Zoom, 9 p.m. ET
October 9 Long Weekend - No Lecture
October 16 The Parker Quartet Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2
October 23
8 p.m. ET
Mitchell Art Gallery Seminar On Genesis and Jacob Lawrence
October 30
8 p.m. ET
Chris Arnade
“Poverty in America”
November 6
8 p.m. ET
Film Seminar TBD
November 13 The Parker Quartet Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132
November 20
8 p.m. ET
Bill Pastille, Tutor & former NEH Chair
St. John’s College, Annapolis
NEH Lecture
On Plotinus
November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Lecture
December 4
8 p.m. ET
Film Seminar TBD
December 11
8 p.m. ET
King William Players TBD
December 18–January 10 Winter Vacation - No Lectures