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Kristel Thornell: Neilly Series Lecture
Kristel Thornell was born in Sydney, Australia, and has lived in Italy, Mexico, Canada, Finland and, currently, is based in Rochester, NY. Her debut…
Paula Treichler: Neilly Series Lecture
Paula Treichler, Professor in the College of Medicine, the Gender & Women's Studies Program, and the Institute for Communications Research at the…
Jeffrey Allen Tucker: Neilly Series Lecture
One of the most prolific African American authors of his time, John A. Williams (1925–2015) made his mark as a journalist, educator, and…
Dubravka Ugresic: Neilly Series Lecture
Dubravka Ugresic is an Amsterdam-based author who has established herself as one of Europe’s most distinctive novelists and essayists. Born in the…
Abraham Verghese: Neilly Series Lecture
Abraham Verghese is a renowned physician, best-selling author, and Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School…
Kim J. Vicente: Neilly Series Lecture
Kim J. Vicente, author of The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way People Live with Technology, will discuss how we can bridge the widening gap…
Stewart Weaver: Neilly Series Lecture
Stewart Weaver, Professor of British History at the University of Rochester, will present "Because It Was There: Mallory, Everest, And The 1920s."…
Tim Weiner: Neilly Series Lecture
Pulitzer Prize winner, Tim Weiner, examines the history of the CIA from its creation after World War II, through its battles in the cold war and the…
Curtis White: Neilly Series Lecture
"Inevitably, a Romantic." A discussion of Romanticism and its relation to American culture since the 1960s. Social critic, essayist, and novelist,…
Bruce Whiteman: Neilly Series Lecture
Whiteman has published extensively as a poet and reviewer, and has written a number of books about bibliography, printing and literary history. He is…
John Noble Wilford: Neilly Series Lecture
John Noble Wilford is a senior science writer at The New York Times who, for over three decades, covered many major missions of the US space program.…
Simon Winchester: Neilly Series Lecture
Winchester is the acclaimed author of the international bestsellers The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the…
Craig Wolff '79: Neilly Series Lecture
The author will discuss his forthcoming biography of Willie Mays, tracing the life of the great baseball player from segregated Birmingham to the…
Carla Yanni: Neilly Series Lecture
Carla Yanni will discuss her most recent book, The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Yanni tells the story of therapeutic…
Carl Zimmer: Neilly Series Lecture
Our brains are the foundation for who were are—they store our memories, give rise to our emotions, and enable us to look to the future. But our brains…
Emil Homerin: Neilly Series Lecture
Homerin's lecture, "Translating Islam," presents several views of Islam's creative diversity and culture, the origin and persistence of Western…
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