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


January 18-19


Pittsburgh, PA – University of Pittsburgh PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics, Princeton University.  Professor Bialek's public lecture, "The Galilean Imperative:  A Physicists's Search for Simplicity," will be held on Wednesday, January 18, at 4:30 P.M., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.


January 25-26


Atlanta, GA – Emory University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics, Princeton University.  The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

January 26


Seattle, WA – The Puget Sounds Association of Phi Beta Kappa will host a discussion titled “In _________ We Trust. Finding Where Division Ends and Where Unity Begins,” at 8:00 p.m. at the University of Washington, 130 Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA 98105. Presented by the Veritas Foundation at the University of Washington, the discussion will feature Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory, Mark Smith, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, and will be moderated by James Wellman, Professor of American Religion, Culture, and Politics at the University of Washington.  More information.     

 

January 26-27


East Lansing, MI – Michigan State University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Professor Ehrman's public lecture, "Did the Early Christians Forget Jesus?  Eyewitnesses, Oral Traditions, and Distorted Memories," will be held on Thursday, January 26, at 7:00 P.M., RCAH Auditorium.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

January 29


Los Angeles, CA – The Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Southern California will host a wine and cheese reception and discussion with new Phi Beta Kappa Secretary Fred Lawrence at the University of Southern California.
USC Friends of Library Hall at Edward L. Doheny, Jr. Memorial Library, 2nd Floor, Room 240, 3550 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles. The reception will begin at 1:00 p.m. followed by a lecture and discussion at 2:00 p.m. The cost of the event is $60. For more information and specific event details, please contact Bette Napoli Harris.

February 2-3


St. Paul, MN – Macalester College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jennifer Hochschild, 
the Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Tulsa, OK – University of Tulsa PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman,
 the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Mellon University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar John Fabian Witt, 
Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. The public lecture, "The Switch:  The Twentieth-Century Reinvention of American Freedom," will be held on Thursday, February 2, at 4:30 P.M., Porter Hall 100 (Lee Gregg lecture hall).  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 4


Seattle, WA – The Puget Sounds Association of Phi Beta Kappa will host a dim sum lunch at Joyale Seafood Restaurant, Pacific Rim Center, 900 S. Jackson Street, Seattle, WA, 98104. Guests are welcome, RSVP

February 6-7

Morgantown, WV – West Virginia University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 7-8

Vermillion, SD – University of South Dakota PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University.  Professor Bialek's lecture, "More Perfect Than We Imagined:  A Physicist's View of Life," will be held on Tuesday, February 7, at 4:00 P.M., Akeley 125.  The public lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 8-9

Geneva, NY – Hobart and William Smith Colleges PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 9-10

Bloomington, IL – Illinois Wesleyan University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Lawrence, KS – University of Kansas PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Nora Naranjo Morse, Sculptor and Poet, Espanola, New Mexico.  Her public lecture, "Numbe Whageh," will be held on Thursday, February 9, at 5:30 P.M., Spencer Museum/Art Auditorium.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Ewing, NY – The College of New Jersey PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Memphis, TN – Rhodes College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar David Weiman, Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College.  Professor Weiman's lecture, "Barriers to Reentry?  A Labor Market Perspective on Mass Incarceration," will be held on Thursday, February 8, at 7:00 P.M.  The public lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 12

Baltimore, MD – The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Baltimore will host a tour of the Peobody Library's rare books collection with curator Paul Espinosa. The event is free. Please meet at the Peabody Library, 17 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, at 1:00 p.m. Questions and RSVPs by January 25th to Barbara Holdridge.

February 13-14

Milwaukee, WI – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Daniel Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus, at Princeton University.  Professor Rodgers's public lecture, "Age of Fracture: The Transformation of Ideas and Society in Modern America," will be held on Monday, February 13, at 3:00 P.M., Fireside Lounge, UWM Union.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 15-16

Eugene, OR – University of Oregon PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Nora Naranjo Morse, Sculptor and Poet, Espanola, New Mexico. Her public lecture, "Always Becoming," will be held on Thursday, February 16, at 6:00 P.M., Lawrence Hall 115.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 16-17

Easton, PA – Lafayette College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Wooster, OH – The College of Wooster PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Clemson, SC – Clemson University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman,
 the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Professor Ehrman's lecture, "Did the Early Christians Forget Jesus?  Eyewitnesses, Oral Traditions, and Distorted Memories," will be held on Thursday, February 16, at 6:00 P.M., Brackett 100.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 20-21

Decorah, IA – Luther College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 21

Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Association of Phi Beta Kappa will hold a reception and dinner meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the UTC Patten House at the corner of Oak and Palmetto Streets, adjacent to the UTC campus.  Keynote speaker Dr. Clif Cleaveland, retired internist, Rhodes Scholar, Chattanooga Times Free Press columnist, and faculty member in the UTC Honors Program will give a lecture entitled “Deconstructing Obamacare: What’s Next?” Parking is available, RSVP by February 14.

February 21-22

St. Petersburg, FL – Eckerd University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University.  Professor Bialek's public lecture, "More Perfect Than We Imagined:  A Physicist's View of Life," will be held on Tuesday, February 21, at 8:00 P.M., ES 100.  The lecture will be free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 22-23

Hamilton, NY – Colgate University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Rolena Adorno, Sterling Professor of Spanish at at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 23-24

Omaha, NE – Creighton University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Grand Forks, ND – University of North Dakota PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar David Weiman, Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

South Hadley, MA – Mount Holyoke College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Boulder, CO – University of Colorado PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar John Fabian Witt, 
Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 25

Washington, DC – The DC Area Phi Beta Kappa Association will visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 1400 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 9:45 a.m. This will be a very popular event and space is limited to 35 people. Please click here for more information.

February 27-28

Middlebury, VT – Middlebury College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

February 28 - March 1

Williamstown, MA – Williams College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 6-7

Tacoma, WA – University of Puget Sound PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. Professor Wright's public lecture, "Back from the Brink of Extinction:  Saving Lemurs in Madagascar," will be held on Monday, March 6, at 7:30 P.M., Rotunda   The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Philadelphia, PA – Temple University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Daniel T. Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus at Princeton University.  The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Walla Walla, WA – Whitman College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, 
Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Claremont, CA – Claremont McKenna College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Rolena Adorno, Sterling Professor of Spanish at at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.`

Mariette, OH – Mariette College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Marsha I. Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor in Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 8

Seattle, WA - The Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa and the University of Washington Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa co-sponsor a lecture by Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science and Professor of Sociology at Columbia University at at 7:00 p.m. at the Simpson Center for the Humanities. Author of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome (2016) and the influential Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination (2011), which was recognized with multiple scholarly awards. More information.

March 9-10

Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

San Francisco, CA – San Francisco State University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Redlands, CA – University of Redlands PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Rolena Adorno, Sterling Professor of Spanish at at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Washington, PA – Washington & Jefferson College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 15-16

 

Gainesville, FL – University of Florida PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar David Weiman, Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College.The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 16-17

 

Salem, VA – Roanoke College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jennifer L. Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 23-24

 

Worcester, MA – Clark University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jennifer L. Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Binghamton, NY – SUNY Binghamton PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 27-28

 

Charlottesville, VA – University of Virginia PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jeremy A. Sabloff, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, at University of Pennsylvania. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Elon, NC – Elon University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Daniel T. Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus at Princeton University.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Athens, GA – University of Georgia PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 29-30

Notre Dame, IN – University of Notre Dame PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

March 30-31

Danville, KY – Centre College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jeremy A. Sabloff, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, at University of Pennsylvania. Professor Sabloff's public lecture, "Archaeology Matters:  The Relevance of Archaeology in the Modern World," will be held on Thursday, March 30, at 7:30 P.M.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Davidson, NC – Davidson College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Daniel T. Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus at Princeton University.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Lynchburg, VA – Randolph College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

 

Ames, IA – Iowa State University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar David Weiman, Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Georgetown, TX – Southwestern University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Crawfordsville, IN – Wabash College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University.  Professor Wexler's public lecture, "Frederick Douglass:  On Photography," will be held on Thursday, March 30, at 8:00 P.M.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 3-4

Coral Gables, FL – University of Miami PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 4-5

Colchester, VT – St. Michael's College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 6-7

Rochester, NY – University of Rochester PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Birmingham, AL – Birmingham-Southern College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Nora Naranjo Morse, Sculptor and Poet, Espanola, New Mexico. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Albion, MI – Albion College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Albany, NY – University of Albany, SUNY, PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 10-11

Greensboro, NC – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Patricia Wright, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 13-14

Salem, OR – Willamette University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Rolena Adorno, Sterling Professor of Spanish at at Yale University. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 17-18

Northfield, MN – Carleton College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jeremy A. Sabloff, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, at University of Pennsylvania. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

April 19

Seattle, WA - The Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa and the University of Washington Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa co-sponsor a lecture by Lorraine Daston, Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin and Visiting Professor of Social Thought and History at the University of Chicago at 7:00 p.m. at the Simpson Center for the Humanities. A widely respected historian of science, Daston has published on the history of probability and statistics, wonders in early modern science, the emergence of the scientific fact, scientific models, objects of scientific inquiry, the moral authority of nature, and the history of scientific objectivity. More information.

April 20-21

Grinell, IA – Grinell College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar David Weiman, Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

St. Paul, MN – Hamline University PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

Orono, ME – University of Maine PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Jeremy A. Sabloff, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, at University of Pennsylvania. The visit will include a public lecture.  For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

May 4-5

Schenectady, NY – Union College PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

May 18-19

Irvine, CA – University California, Irvine PBK chapter will host Visiting Scholar Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University. The visit will include a public lecture. For more information and specific event details, please contact Hadley White.

 

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