Lectures

See the world through new eyes by attending informative, stimulating events.

Deans' Lecture

The annual Deans’ Lecture program was inaugurated in 2004-05. Sponsored by the five Deans,  the goal is to bring eminent scholars to our campus to present their current research projects to our academic community. Previous Deans’ Lectures have included:

  • 2004-05: Dr. Susan Lederer, Professor of the History of Medicine, Yale Univ. “Race and Medicine”
  • 2005-06: Dr. Paul Steinhardt, The Albert Einstein Professor of Physics, Princeton Univ. “A Tale of Two Universes”
  • 2006-07 Dr. Fernando Camargo, Professor of History, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil (our Fulbright Scholar In Residence) and Dr. Aaron Shatzman, Dean Social Sciences “The Old World, the New World, and the Creation of the Modern World”
  • 2007-08 Dr. Michael Silverman, Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania “King Tut in Philadelphia”
  • 2008-09 Civil War Museum of Philadelphia actors “The Lincoln and Other Douglas Debate”
  • 2009-10 Cephas Yao Agbemenu, Professor of Art, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya (our third Fulbright SIR) “A Journey through Africa”

This year’s Deans Lecture will feature Dr. B. Harun Küçük, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, on "Fleeing the Inquisition:  European Refugees in 18th Century Istanbul." 

 


The Richard K. Bennett Distinguished Lectureship for Peace and Social Justice: Paul Petersen

 The annual Bennett Lectureship strives to serve students and the community by presenting some of the most influential and dedicated persons in the areas of social justice. This year's featured speaker is Paul Peterson, who will be speaking at the College on Monday, March 7, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.

The Richard K. Bennett Distinguished Lectureship for Peace and Social Justice presents Paul Petersen, who will speak about "The Exploitation of Children in the Entertainment Industry"

The event is free, but tickets are required. To order tickets, visit mc3.edu/BennettLecture


 Presidential Symposium

The College's annual Presidential Symposium was created in 2009 as a capstone event that advances and facilitates ongoing public dialogue on diversity and inclusiveness among students, faculty, staff and community.

A Presidential Symposium Featuring Wes Moore: How to find meaning in your work

The event is free, but tickets are required. To order tickets, visit mc3.edu/PresidentialSymposium

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