Speakers 1930-1939

December 19, 1939 Richard Peter McKeon, Ph.D., Professor of Greek, Dean of the Division of the Humanities, "The Way We Talk"
August 25, 1939 John Edward Anderson, Ph.D., Director and Professor, Institute of Child Welfare, University of Minnesota; Visiting Professor of Education, "The Quest for Maturity"
June 13, 1939 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 14, 1939 Percy Holmes Boynton, Professor of English, "The Man of Science and the Man of Letters"
December 20, 1938 Bernadotte Everly Schmitt, M.A. (Oxon.), Ph.D., Professor of Modern History, "The United States Faces the World"
August 26, 1938 William Homer Spencer, J.D., Professor of Business Law; Dean of the School of Business, "Reflection on Regimentation"
June 10, 1938 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 15, 1938 Shirley Jackson Case, Ph.D., D.D., D.C.L., Professor of the History of Early Christianity; Dean of the Divinity School, "Law and Gospel"
December 21, 1937 James Weber Linn, Professor of English, "Oh, See, Can You Say?"
August 27, 1937 William Clyde DeVane, Jr., Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of English, Cornell University; Frederic Ives Carpenter Visiting Professor of English, "The Humbler Part"
June 11, 1937 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 16, 1937 John Albert Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Egyptology; Chairman of the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures; Director of the Oriental Institute, "Exploring Civilization"
December 15, 1936 Arthur Holly Compton, Ph.D., Sc.D., LL.D., Charles H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Physics, "Can Science Point the Way?"
August 28, 1936 Charles Hubbard Judd, Ph.D., LL.D., Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor and Head of the Department of Education, "This Era of Uncertainty in Education"
June 16, 1936 George Edgar Vincent, Ph.D., LL.D., Sociologist; Trustee of the China Medical Board, "The Pain of Thinking"
March 17, 1936 Albert Wentworth Palmer, D.D., LL.D., Professor of Practical Theology; President of the Chicago Theological Seminary "Our Tragic Trust in Violence"
December 17, 1935 William Duncan MacMillan, Ph.D., Sc.D., Professor of Astronomy "Science and Belief"
August 30, 1935 Gordon Jennings Laing, Ph.D., Litt.D., LL.D., Professor of Latin and Dean of the Division of the Humanities, "The General and the Special in Education"
June 11, 1935 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 12, 1939 Shirley Jackson Case, Ph.D., D.D., D.C.L., Professor of the History of Early Christianity; Dean of the Divinity School, "The Profits of Education"
December 18, 1934 Edward Scribner Ames, Ph.D., LL.D., Professor of Philosophy; Chairman of the Department of Philosophy, "A Philosophy of Life"
August 24, 1934 Gordon Jennings Laing, Ph.D., Litt.D., LL.D., Professor of Latin; Dean of the Division of the Humanities, "The Academic Prospect in 1934"
June 12, 1934 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 20, 1934 Edgar Johnson Goodspeed, Ph.D., D.D., Ernest D. Burton Distinguished Service Professor of Biblical and Patristic Greek; Chairman of the Department of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, "The Great Tradition"
December 19, 1933 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
August 25, 1933 Edwin Oakes Jordan, Ph.D., Sc.D., Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor of Bacteriology; Chairman of the Department of Hygiene and Bacteriology, "A Great Opportunity"
June 13, 1933 Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University
March 21, 1933 Shailer Mathews, D.D., LL.D., Professor of Historical Theology; Dean of the Divinity School, "The University and the Reconstruction of Democracy"
December 20, 1932 Robert Maynard Hutchins, LL.D., President of the University
August 26, 1932 George Alan Works, Ed.D., Dean of Students and University Examiner, "Some Factors Influencing the Development of Higher Education in the United States"
June 14, 1932 Chauncey Samuel Boucher, Ph.D., Dean of the College; Professor of American History, "Current Trends in College Education"
June 14, 1932 Ernst Freund, Ph.D., J.U.D., LL.D., John P. Wilson Professor of Law, "Law School and University"
March 15, 1932 Charles Hubbard Judd, Ph.D., LL.D., Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of Education; Dean of the School of Education; Head of the Department of Education, "Scientific Studies of Education"
December 22, 1931 Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, LL.B., A.M., LL.D., Professor Emeritus of History, "History"
August 28, 1931 Paul Shorey, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D., Professor of Greek Language and Literature, "Rhetoric and Education"
June 16, 1931 Robert Maynard Hutchins, LL.D., President of the University
March 17, 1931 James Hampton Kirkland, Ph.D., LL.D., D.C.L., Chancellor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, "The Permanence of Scholastic Ideals"
December 23, 1930 Robert Maynard Hutchins, LL.D., President of the University
August 29, 1930 Edith Abbott, Ph.D., Litt.D., Dean of the Graduate School of Social Service Administration, "The University and Social Welfare"
June 10, 1930 Robert Maynard Hutchins, LL.D., President of the University
March 18, 1930 Henry Suzzallo, Ph.D., Director of the National Advisory Committee on Education, "The Cultural Function of the Fine Arts"