Times listed are local times. Please note that all Visiting Scholar lectures are free and open to the general public.



Cruise the Mediterranean with the PBK Northern California Association! They will be joining PBK host Burt Wolf's "Here's Looking at you Birthday Cruise" from Rome to Marseille September 23-30, 2018. All PBK members are invited to join. Sign up now while good cabins are still available! As an added bonus, for every PBK member who signs up, Burt will donate $300 to the Northern California Association's scholarship fund. Learn more and register here.

December 16

Chicago, IL - The Chicago Area PBK Association will host its Annual Holiday Party. The event will take place from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at a member's home in Chicago. There is no charge to attend. Visit the Chicago Association's website for more information and to register.

December 19

Charleston, SC – The Lowcountry PBK Association will host its annual holiday gala at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street, Charleston, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Karen Burnett, burnettk@cofc.edu

January 20

Berkeley, CA – The Northern California PBK Association will tour the Kala Art Institute. A large non-profit institution providing space for artists to do their work, Kala is best known for print-making facilities, specializing in various forms of printmaking. 2990 San Pablo Avenue, 11:00 a.m. The cost of the tour is $15 and RSVPs are required. More information.

January 25-26

Omaha, NE – The PBK Chapter at Creighton University will host Visiting Scholar George Dyson, Historian of Technology. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Holland, MI – The PBK Chapter at Hope College will host Visiting Scholar David L. Haberman, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Bowling Green, OH - The PBK Chapter at Bowling Green State University will host Visiting Scholar Osamu James Nakagawa, Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor of Photography, Indiana University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Greenville, SC – The PBK Chapter at Furman University will host Visiting Scholar James C. Zachos, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 1-2

Georgetown, TX – The PBK Chapter at Southwestern University will host Visiting Scholar Mary Miller, Sterling Professor of the History of Art, Yale University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Staunton, VA – The PBK Chapter at Mary Baldwin College will host Visiting Scholar Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George Washington University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Claremont, CA – The PBK Chapter at Claremont McKenna College will host Visiting Scholar Stephen Walt, Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 5-6

Coral Gables, FL - The PBK Chapter at University of Miami will host Visiting Scholar Thomas W. Laqueur, Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 8-9

Eugene, OR – The PBK Chapter at University of Oregon will host Visiting Scholar George Dyson, Historian of Technology. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 12-13

Tuscaloosa, AL – The PBK Chapter at University of Alabama will host Visiting Scholar Victor S. Batista, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Conway, AR – The PBK Chapter at Hendrix College will host Visiting Scholar Price V. Fishback, Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics, University of Arizona. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Cedar Rapids, IA – The PBK Chapter at Coe College will host Visiting Scholar James C. Zachos, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 13-14

Columbia, SC – The PBK Chapter at University of South Carolina will host Visiting Scholar Judith Carney, Professor of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

 

February 15-16

Auburn, AL – The PBK Chapter at Auburn University will host Visiting Scholar Victor S. Batista, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Lubbock, TX – The PBK Chapter at Texas Tech University will host Visiting Scholar Price V. Fishback, Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics, University of Arizona. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Meadville, PA – The PBK Chapter at Allegheny College will host Visiting Scholar Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George Washington University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White.

February 16-19

Pacific Grove, CA – The Northern California PBK Association will host the 32nd annual Asilomar Conference, a weekend for members to gather with family and friends for fellowship, learning and exploration. Phi Beta Kappa Secretary/CEO Fred Lawrence and noted author George Anders are featured speakers at this year's conference. More information on the conference agenda, lodging, and costs, can be found on the Northern California PBK Association's website. The annual sell-out event benefits the association's scholarship program.

February 19-20

Winston-Salem, NC – The PBK Chapter at Wake Forest University will host Visiting Scholar Judith Carney, Professor of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Pittsburgh, PA - The PBK Chapter at Chatham University will host Visiting Scholar Osamu James Nakagawa, Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor of Photography, Indiana University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 20-21

Lawrence, KS – The PBK Chapter at University of Kansas will host Visiting Scholar Mary Miller, Sterling Professor of the History of Art, Yale University. Professor Miller's lecture will be held on February 20 at 5:30pm, Spencer Museum of Art. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 21-22

Corvallis, OR – The PBK Chapter at Oregon State University will host Visiting Scholar James C. Zachos, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 22-23

New Brunswick, NJ – The PBK Chapter at Rutgers University will host Visiting Scholar Judith Carney, Profesor of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Geneseo, NY – The PBK Chapter at SUNY Geneseo will host Visiting Scholar David L. Haberman, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University. 
His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Davidson, NC – The PBK Chapter at Davidson College will host Visiting Scholar Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University. 
Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Fayetteville, AR - The PBK Chapter at University of Arkansas will host Visiting Scholar Osamu James Nakagawa, Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor of Photography, Indiana University. 
His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Madison, NJ – The PBK Chapter at Drew University will host Visiting Scholar Stephen Walt, Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Santa Clara, CA – The PBK Chapter at Santa Clara University will host Visiting Scholar Paige West, Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College/Columbia University. 
Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

February 26

Charleston, SC – The Lowcountry PBK Association will host a dinner gathering with featured guest Dr. Chuck Lippy, noted religious studies expert, at Ms. Rose’s Restaurant, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston, at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Karen Burnett, burnettk@cofc.edu

February 26-27

Haverford, PA – The PBK Chapter at Haverford College will host Visiting Scholar James C. Zachos, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 1-2

Syracuse, NY – The PBK Chapter at Syracuse University will host Visiting Scholar Judith Carney, Professor of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Colorado Springs, CO – The PBK Chapter at Colorado College will host Visiting Scholar Paige West, Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College/Columbia University. 
Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Canton, NY – The PBK Chapter at St. Lawrence Universitywill host Visiting Scholar James C. Zachos, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 8-9

Schenectady, NY – The PBK Chapter at Union College will host Visiting Scholar George Dyson, Historian of Technology. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Knoxville, TN – The PBK Chapter at University of Tennessee will host Visiting Scholar David L. Haberman, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Kalamazoo, MI – The PBK Chapter at Kalamazoo College will host Visiting Scholar Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Berkeley, CA – The PBK Chapter at University of California, Berkeley will host Visiting Scholar Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 12-13

Middlebury, VT – The PBK Chapter at Middlebury College will host Visiting Scholar Price V. Fishback, Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics, University of Arizona. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Jacksonville, IL – The PBK Chapter at Illinois College will host Visiting Scholar Amy Cheng Vollmer, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Tulsa, OK – The PBK Chapter at University of Tulsa will host Visiting Scholar Paige West, Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College/Columbia University. 
Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 15-16

Baton Rouge, LA – The PBK Chapter at Louisiana State University will host Visiting Scholar Victor S. Batista, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Greensboro, NC – The PBK Chapter at University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host Visiting Scholar Price V. Fishback, Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics, University of Arizona. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

New York, NY – The PBK Chapter at CUNY City College of New York will host Visiting Scholar Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George Washington University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Nashville, TN – The PBK Chapter at Vanderbilt University will host Visiting Scholar Amy Cheng Vollmer, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 20-21

Stockton, CA – The PBK Chapter at University of the Pacific will host Visiting Scholar Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 22-23

Salem, VA – The PBK Chapter at Roanoke College will host Visiting Scholar David L. Haberman, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Fredericksburg, VA – The PBK Chapter at University of Mary Washington will host Visiting Scholar Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Carlisle, PA – The PBK Chapter at Dickinson College will host Visiting Scholar Stephen Walt, Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 26-27

Indianapolis, IN – The PBK Chapter at Butler University will host Visiting Scholar Amy Cheng Vollmer, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

March 29-30

St. Mary's City, MD – The PBK Chapter at St. Mary's College of Maryland will host Visiting Scholar Amy Cheng Vollmer, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 2-3

Lewiston, ME - The PBK Chapter at Bates College will host Visiting Scholar Thomas W. Laqueur, Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 5-6 

Notre Dame, IN – The PBK Chapter at University of Notre Dame will host Visiting Scholar Victor S. Batista, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Northfield, MN - The PBK Chapter at St. Olaf College will host Visiting Scholar Thomas W. Laqueur, Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Crawfordsville, IN – The PBK Chapter at Wabash College will host Visiting Scholar Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 9-10

Elon, NC – The PBK Chapter at Elon University will host Visiting Scholar George Dyson, Historian of Technology. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 12-13

Birmingham, AL – The PBK Chapter at Birmingham-Southern College will host Visiting Scholar George Dyson, Historian of Technology. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Wellesley, MA – The PBK Chapter at Wellesley College will host Visiting Scholar Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George Washington University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 19-20

Ames, IA – The PBK Chapter at Iowa State University will host Visiting Scholar Stephen Walt, Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University. His visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

April 22

Charleston, SC – The Lowcountry PBK Association will host its annual Scholarship Reception at the Dockside Condominium Club Room, 330 Concord Street, Charleston. Time TBD. For more information, please contact Karen Burnett, burnettk@cofc.edu

 

May 3-4

Grinnell, IA – The PBK Chapter at Grinnell College will host Visiting Scholar Mary Miller, Sterling Professor of the History of Art, Yale University. Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

Northfield, MN – The PBK Chapter at Carleton College will host Visiting Scholar Paige West, Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College/Columbia University. 
Her visit will include a public lecture. For more information, please contact Hadley White

 

 



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2016 Laure Astourian, "Outside the Metropolitan Frame: The Nouvelle Vague and the Foreign, 1954-1968"
2014 Elizabeth Leet, "Women, Horses, and the Coming-Together of Species in High Medieval Literature"
2016 Laure Astourian, "Outside the Metropolitan Frame: The Nouvelle Vague and the Foreign, 1954-1968"
2014 Elizabeth Leet, "Women, Horses, and the Coming-Together of Species in High Medieval Literature"
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