February 16, 2017
Author, journalist and New Yorker contributor George Packer presents “History, Literature and The American Promise." Sponsored by The Humanities Center.
7 p.m., ASC Wilks Theater
March 2, 2017
The Gunning of America
Author/historian Pamela Haag presents “The Gunning of America.” This is the first annual American Studies Program lecture, with support from MJF and the Humanities Center.
5 p.m., Shideler Hall 152
March 6, 2017
Leadership expert Drew Dudley presents "Everyday Leadership: Leading with Lollipops. Free but required tickets will be available March 1 at the box office. Sponsored by Lecture Series.
7:30 p.m., ASC Wilks Theater
March 8, 2017
George Creel and the Propaganda Machine
Miami Art Museum presents George Creel and the Propaganda Machine, with museum curator Jason Shaiman discussing the muckraking journalist whom President Wilson appointed to head the Committee on Public Information at the start of WWI.
5:30 p.m., Art Museum
April 3, 2017
"Beyond Black and White with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" with Abdul-Jabbar sitting for a conversation about his book "Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White.” Free but required tickets will be available March 29 at the box office. Sponsored by Lecture Series.
7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium
April 4, 2017
MJF Alumni Days Panel
MJF Alumni Days culminates with a panel discussion event. Guests include Lynn Berry Smith (host of HLN’s “Weekend Express”), Jeff Peuges (justice and homeland security correspondent for CBS News), Amy Storer Scalia (founder, publisher and editor in chief of Cincy Chic), Laura Melillo Barnum (former Executive Director of Yum! Brands Foundation), and Chris Molnar (producer of NCIS: Los Angeles).
4 p.m., TBA