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Humanities Lecture Series

January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

  • Jeff Moran, KU Associate Professor of History
    "The Antievolution Controversies and American Culture"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Thu., Feb. 16, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    Supported by the Friends of the Hall Center. Co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio.
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  • Alain de Botton, Author & philosopher
    "Religion for Atheists"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Wed., Mar. 14, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    This event has been MOVED TO Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio.
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  • Alain de Botton, Acclaimed author and "philosopher of everyday life"
    "Living Architecture: A Conversation with Alain de Botton"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Thu., Mar. 15, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Jamaica Kincaid, Acclaimed Caribbean novelist
    "Landscapes and Memory"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Tue., Apr. 10, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    The Frances and Floyd Horowitz Lecture devoted to issues related to our multi-cultural society. Co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio.
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  • Jamaica Kincaid, Josephine Olp Weeks Chair and Professor of Literature at Claremont McKenna College
    "A Conversation with Jamaica Kincaid"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Wed., Apr. 11, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Nikky Finney, National Book Award-winning poet
    "Making Poetry in Our Anthropocene Age"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Thu., Sep. 6, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Nikky Finney, National Book Award-winning poet
    "A Conversation with Nikky Finney"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Fri., Sep. 7, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Sarah Vowell, Bestselling author and former NPR contributor
    "An Evening with Sarah Vowell"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Robin Rowland, Professor of Communication Studies, University of Kansas
    "From Hope to Audacity: The Evolution of President Barack Obama's Rhetoric and the 2012 Presidential Campaign"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Wed., Oct. 24, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Sponsored by the Friends of the Hall Center
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  • Stephen Greenblatt, John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University
    "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Supported by the Sosland Foundation of Kansas City
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  • Stephen Greenblatt, John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University
    "Will in the World: A Conversation with Stephen Greenblatt"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Thu., Nov. 15, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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