Academic Lecture Series

Exceptional speakers. Global experiences. Riveting stories.

The Academic Lecture Series strives to introduce current and relevant topics to the St. John’s community. It is our goal for you to look beyond the face value of issues and to develop individual opinions to expand their knowledge and make a difference. 

Past speakers have included Mitch Albom, Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Common, and Wyclef Jean. Please see Past Speakers below for more info.

Upcoming Lectures

SpeakerTitleDate/TimeLocation
J. Ward ReganFeet, Hooves, and Rails: Transportation in Nineteenth Century AmericaApril 23, 2015,
at 5 p.m.
D’Angelo Center, Room 206
Robert Antoni and Gaiutra BahadurA Conversation on Caribbean History, Journey, Belonging, and RaceApr 27, 2015,
at 1:50 p.m.
D’Angelo Center, Room 128
Koichi HagimotoWriters of The Unfinished RevolutionApril 27, 2015,
at 2 p.m.
Little Theatre
Shujaa Graham and Juan MelendezInnocent but Sentenced to DieApril 27, 2015,
at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
St. Thomas More Church