The 2023 Turner Lecture will be presented by Dr. Roopika Risam, an associate professor in Dartmouth College’s Digital Humanities and Social Engagement cluster. Risam, who teaches film and media studies and comparative literature, will talk about “Community-engaged Digital Humanities: Rethinking University-Community Partnerships” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities
2022 Turner Lecture offers ‘Straight Talk about the N-word’
Dr. Neal Lester will present the University of Lynchburg’s 2022 John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 6 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
‘She Said/He Said/They Said’: Bestselling author Deborah Tannen to speak at Lynchburg
Dr. Deborah Tannen, a bestselling author and Georgetown University professor, will deliver the 2021 Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center.
Thornton Reading series begins Sept. 7 with poet, actor David Mills
Poet and actor David Mills will read from his latest work, “Boneyarn,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited, but face coverings are required.
Lecture examines Civil War-era Black, Northern families
At 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Dr. Holly Anthony Pinheiro, an assistant professor of history at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, will speak about the experiences of Black families living in the North during the American Civil War.
Turner Lecture addresses food and politics Oct. 15
Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie, professor of history and foodways at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, will present the next John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
Livestreamed Turner lecture asks ‘Why did the American Civil War happen?’
“Why did the American Civil War happen?” is the subject of the first John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities of the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Lynchburg.
‘Sex, Science, and the State’ subject of March 5 lecture
University of Lynchburg will host Dr. Laura M. Pauca to speak at this year’s John M. Turner Lecture on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture, titled, “Sex, Science, and the State: Encouraging U.S. Women in STEM, 1940-1980,” will be held in Memorial Ballroom in Hall Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Kent State history professor lectures about ‘Star Spangled Fascism’ Sept. 20
Dr. Richard Steigmann-Gall, associate professor of history at Kent State University, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, in the University of Lynchburg’s Hall Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, “Star Spangled Fascism: Antisemitism and Political Extremism, Past and Present,” is free and open to the public.
Lecture will address race and mass incarceration
In an upcoming lecture at University of Lynchburg, a Harvard professor well known for his expertise on race and criminal justice will speak about the historical context of America’s high […]