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Topic: Guest Speaker

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

News, University News

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

June 8, 2021 0 comments

Throughout the pandemic, remote learning has allowed professors to incorporate a more diverse set of guest lecturers into their syllabi.

The Lemley Family Leadership Lecture Series was established in 2020 through a gift from Wayne C. Lemley ’80 to feature exceptional intellectual leaders that “inform, challenge and educate” the Brown community, according to Provost Richard Locke P’18.

News, Science & Research

Pioneer of CRISPR genome-editing technology, Jennifer Doudna, opens inaugural Lemley Family Leadership Lecture Series

March 5, 2021 0 comments

Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna, who co-invented CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology, joined President Christina Paxson P’19 for a virtual conversation on CRISPR’s wide-ranging applications and its ethical implications in medicine and beyond.

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, will speak at the Casey Shearer ’00 Lecture, 20 years after he spoke at Shearer’s memorial service in Sayles Hall.

News, University News

Bill Clinton to speak at Brown lecture

February 24, 2020 1 comment

Former president Bill Clinton will speak at the University’s Casey Shearer ’00 lecture March 19, according to an email sent out to students in the English Nonfiction program.

Students waited in line outside of Salomon Hall for hours to hear comedian Minhaj speak about personal, political and social topics.

News, University News

Students brave cold for Hasan Minhaj

November 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When Hasan Minhaj was growing up in Davis, California, he never dreamed that he would become the host of a Netflix show beloved for educating viewers on politically and socially relevant topics through comedy.

Professor of Philosophy at Benedictine University James Madden spoke at a lecture titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul” Monday night.

News, University News

Philosopher describes relationship between mind, brain, soul

November 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Images of the brain are in essence images of the soul, argued Professor James Madden of Benedictine College in an interdisciplinary talk titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul?” Monday night.

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

Op-eds, Opinions

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

April 25, 2019 1 comment

SPEAK was originally founded in 2017 in order to help ensure the survival of healthy discourse and diversity of thought at Brown.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed the cost of living in America and the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in her talk.

News, University News

Warren talks economic policy, income inequality

November 8, 2018 1 comment

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivered the Governor Frank Licht ’38 Lecture Wednesday to a packed audience, where she juxtaposed the lack of economic opportunity in America today against her own middle-class upbringing.