Hilldale Lecture Lecture Posters

PDFs of posters that accompanied select Hilldale Lectures since 2011

Hilldale Lectures in the Arts & Humanities

  • Holland Cotter, Art Critic for the New York Times:
    Found in Translation (2014-2015)

  • Frederick M. Denny, Professor Emeritus of Islamic Studies and the History of Religions, University of Colorado at Boulder:
    Islam and Ecology: Environmental Values as Faith-Based Stewardship (2012-2013)

  • Mario Infelise, Professor of Early Modern Cultural History and History of the Book, University of Venice:
    Ca' Foscari". "Inquisition and Censorship: (Early) Modern Perspectives on the Humanities (2011-2012)

  • David Maraniss, Associate Editor, The Washington Post; Author; and Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist:
    Into Sunlight: The connections of war and peace from Vietnam to Afghanistan, from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama, from a book to a dance (2010-2011)

  • Walter D. Mignolo, Professor of Literature and Romance Studies; Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University:
    Globalization and the Geopolitics of Knowing: A Decolonial View of the Humanities (2009-2010)

  • Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Professor of Literature, Stanford University:
    A Future University Without Humanities? (2007-2008)

  • Peter Matthiessen, Author:
    The Threat to Indigenous People and Our Ice Age Wildlife (2006-2007)

  • Brian Stock, Professor of History and Literature, University of Toronto:
    Medicine, Literature, and the History of Reading: Some Ancient Solutions and Modern Problems in the Humanities (2003-2004)

  • Samuel Weber, Professor of Humanities, Northwestern University:
    Too Late for Synagogue (2002-2003)

  • Jerome McGann, The John Stewart Bryan University Professor, University of Virginia:
    The Gutenberg Variations (2001-2002)

  • John Baugh, Professor of Education and Linguistics, Stanford University:
    Linguistics Discrimination and the Quest for Fair Housing (1999-2000)

  • Gwendolyn Brooks, winner of a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry:
    Coming out of the Ice and Fire (1998-1999)

  • Guillermo Gómez Pena, Interdisciplinary Artist and Writer:
    Mexican Cyborgs and Artificial Savages (1997-1998)

  • Hélène Cixous, Professor of Literature, University of Paris VIII:
    Stigmata (1996-1997)

  • Han Suyin, Novelist, Memoirist, Political Writer:
    Writing: A Many-Splendored Thing (1995-1996)

  • Peter Sellars, Director of the Los Angeles Festival:
    Aerial Bombardment in the Culture Wars (1994-1995)

  • Lawrence L. Langer, Alumnae Chair of English (emeritus), Simmons College:
    Memory's Time: Chronology and Duration in Holocaust Testimonies (1993-1994)

  • Jerome Pollitt, John M. Schiff Professor of Classical Archaeology and History of Art, Yale University:
    The Pheidian Vision of Athena (1992-1993)

  • Anthony M. Snodgrass, Museum of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge:
    The Meaning of Iron (1991-1992)

  • Catharine R. Stimpson, University Professor, Dean of the Graduate School, and Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Rutgers University:
    More on Post-Modernism (1990-1991)

  • G. Thomas Tanselle, Vice President of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and Adjunct Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University:
    Libraries, Museums, and Reading (1990-1991)

  • James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress:
    The Future of the U.S.S.R. (1989-1990)

  • Richard Rorty, Kenon Professor of Humanities, University of Virginia:
    Private Irony and Liberal Hope (1987-1988)

  • Nicholas Hammond, Professor Emeritus, Clare College, Cambridge University:
    The Importance of Macedonia in World History (1985-1986)

  • Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
    Changing Perspectives on Knowledge and the Use of Language (1984-1985)

  • Salo W. Baron, Nathan L. Miller Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Institutions, Columbia University:
    Is America Ready for Ethnic Minority Rights? (1983-1984)

  • Wayne C. Booth, Professor of English, University of Chicago:
    Requiem for the Art of Reading (1982-1983)

  • Sir Ronald Syme, Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford:
    Historical Fiction in the Roman Empire (1981-1982)

  • Conor Cruise O'Brien, Editor-in-Chief, The Observer:
    Religion, Literature and Politics (1980-1981)

  • Hilton Kramer, Art Critic of The New York Times:
    The Ethos of Abstractions (1979-1980)

  • Peter R.L. Brown, Professor of Classics and History, University of California at Berkeley:
    Renunciation and Authority in Late Antiquity: The Philosopher and the Monk (1978-1979)

  • Carl Nordenfalk, Director Emeritus, National Museum, Stockholm:
    The Five Senses in Medieval Art (1977-1978)

  • Maynard Mack, Sterling Professor of English and Director, The National Humanities Institute, Yale University:
    Shakespeare's Othello: The Candle in the Dark (1976-1977)

  • Henry Nash Smith, Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley:
    The Idea of a National Humanities Center (1975-1976)

  • William R. Emerson, Director, FDR Library, Hyde Park, New York:
    The Second World War and Its Impact on the Humanities (1974-1975)

  • Howard Mumford Jones, Emeritus Professor of English, Harvard University:
    The Humanities and Democracy (1973-1974)

No lecture presented in 2013-2014, 2008-2009, 2005-2006, 2004-2005, 2000-2001, 1988-1989, 1986-1987




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