ESF Lecture Series Schedule

Time and Location

All Friday lectures are from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in Annenberg Auditorium (map).

2013-2014 Schedule

9/27 Plenary sessions feature the faculty of ESF

The ESF faculty and students will convene for an introductory lecture.

10/4 Plenary lunch

Details TBA. For students enrolled in ESF only.

10/11 Karl Eikenberry “Putting the Liberal Arts to Public Service”

Karl Eikenberry is the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at CISAC, CDDRL, TEC, and Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow and a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and U.S. Army Lt. General.

10/18 Richard Levin "The Discipline and Furniture of the Mind?"

Richard Levin is an Economist and the former President of Yale (1993 to 2013).

10/25 Plenary discussion of Eikenberry

The ESF faculty and students will convene for a structured analysis and discussion of Karl Eikenberry's lecture.

11/1 Plenary discussion of Levin

The ESF faculty and students will convene for a structured analysis and discussion of Richard Levin’s lecture.

11/8 Adam Gopnik "The Real Work"

Adam Gonik is a Canadian-raised American writer, essayist and commentator, and contributor to The New Yorker.

11/15 Plenary discussion of Gopnick

The ESF faculty and students will convene for a structured analysis and discussion of Adam Gopnick’s lecture.

11/22 Shirley Tilghman "Encountering the Other" 

Shirley Tilghman is a leading molecular biologist and the former President of Princeton (2001 to 2013).

11/29 **Thanksgiving break **

No classes held. 

12/6 Final plenary discussion

The ESF faculty and students will convene for a structured analysis and discussion of Shirley Tilghman’s lecture.