The Academic Lecture Series is one of St. John’s University’s
most intellectually engaging programs. You can help shape this
year’s offerings by sharing your ideas for a topic or speaker.
Submit your suggestions for the 2013–14 Academic Lecture Series
by Thursday, October 10. Proposals should complement this year’s
theme, “Educating a Global Society.” Speakers and topics will
provide students with a fuller understanding of the international
circumstances and issues that can unite our world and its
The University launched its Academic Lecture Series in 2006 to
strengthen the scope of intellectual life on campus. Past speakers
have included author Mitch Albom, musician and activist Wyclef
Jean, hip-hop artist Common and more.
We invite you to view our current Academic Lecture Series schedule.