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

Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson
American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a DifferenceSeptember 21, 2015, at 5 p.m.Carnesecca Arena, Queens
Brandon Stanton
Brandon Standton
Humans of New York: StoriesNovember 5, 2015, at 7 p.m.Carnesecca Arena, Queens