Keynote Speaker

Dr. T. Jackson Lears

Keynote Speaker Dr. Lears

Dr. Lears is Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers University. His work focuses on American cultural and intellectual history, investigating the role of advertising, industrialization, and myth in the modernization of the U.S. Dr. Lears’ work reveals both the costs and benefits that these attributes of society lend to transformative moments in our nation’s history.


Humanities Colloquium Lecture Series


Dr. Laura Weir: The Middle East, the U.S., and Peace

February 26, 3:00 PM, Lee I-22


Dr. Michael McGowan: Stones Unturned: Truth and Goodness in Science and Religion

March 13, 3:00 PM, Collier G-109 (polycom available)


Dr. Russell Swanson: Philosophy and Progress

April 18, 6:00 PM, Lee U-102