Speakers 1980-1989

December 15, 1989 Stuart Malcolm Tave, William Rainey Harper Professor in the College and Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, "Getting Real"
August 31, 1989 Dr. Albert Dorfman, Richard T. Crane Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Biochemistry, Committees on Genetics and Developmental Biology, and the College, "Rational Discourse"
August 25, 1989 Kenneth Ronald French, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"
June 10, 1989 Richard A. Epstein, James Parker Hall Professor of Law, "On Going Our Separate Ways"
June 9, 1989 Richard A. Epstein, James Parker Hall Professor of Law, "On Going Our Separate Ways"
March 17, 1989 Elizabeth Helsinger, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Committee on General Studies in the Humanities, and the College, "Now and Then: Occasions for Speech"
December 9, 1988 Robert Emerson Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics and the College, "What Economists Do"
August 26, 1988 Paul M. Hirsch, Professor, Graduate School of Business and Research Associate (Professor), Department of Sociology, "Fundamentals and Flexibility: Chicago’s Approach to Creativity"
June 11, 1988 James Michael Redfield, Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, "Maintenance"
June 10, 1988 Jonathan Lear, James Michael Redfield, Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, "The Price of Everything"
June 10, 1988 James Michael Redfield, Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, "Mentoring"
June 10, 1988 James Michael Redfield, Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, "Invasive Procedures"
March 18, 1988 Dolores G. Norton, Professor, School of Social Service Administration, "Of Time and Achievement"
December 11, 1987 Anthony C. Yu, Professor, Divinity School, Departments of Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations and English Language and Literature, the Committee on Social Thought, and Chairman, Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature, "Babel Redux"
August 28, 1987 Charles Lipson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, and Director, Program on International Politics, Economics, and Security, "Historical Memory and America’s Role in the World"
June 13, 1987 Ellen T. Harris, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Music, "Creativity in Academia"
June 12, 1987 Ellen T. Harris, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Music, "Creativity in Academia"
March 20, 1987 Stephen Mack Stigler, Professor and Chairman, Department of Statistics, and Professor in the College, "The Science of Uncertainty"
December 12, 1986 Janet Davison Rowley, Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of Medicine and of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, the College, Franklin McLean Memorial Research Institute, and the Committee on Genetics, "Can You- And Should You - Know Your Genes?"
August 28, 1986 Robert Seiji Hamada, Professor and Deputy Dean, Graduate School of Business, "Anyone Who Still Uses a Typewriter is Hopelessly Obsolete"
June 14, 1986 Leon Richard Kass, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Liberal Arts of Human Biology in the College and Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, "We Never Win Many Ballgames . . . ."
June 13, 1986 Leon Richard Kass, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Liberal Arts of Human Biology in the College and Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, "We Never Win Many Ballgames..."
March 21, 1986 Janel Mueller, Professor and Chairman, Department of English Language and Literature, and Professor in the College and in the Committees on General Studies in the Humanities and Art and Design, "On Beginnings and Endings"
December 13, 1985 Sherwin Rosen, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Professor, Department of Economics and in the College, Associate Chairman, Department of Economics, and Research Associate, Economics Research Center, National Opinion Research Center, "Making a Living"
August 30, 1985 Robert T. Michael, Professor, Department of Education and in the College, and Director, National Opinion Research Center, "Optimism in the Face of Uncertainty"
June 15, 1985 J. David Greenstone, William M. Benton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science and the College, Member, Committee on Public Policy Studies, and Research Associate, Cultural Pluralism Research Center, National Opinion Research Center, "The Education of Abraham Lincoln"
June 14, 1985 J. David Greenstone, William M. Benton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science and the College, Member, Committee on Public Policy Studies, and Research Associate, Cultural Pluralism Research Center, National Opinion Research Center, "The Education of Abraham Lincoln"
March 22, 1985 David Malcolm Raup, Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman, Department of Geophysical Sciences, and Professor, the College and the Committees on Evolutionary Biology and the Conceptual Foundations of Science, "Extinction and Global Habitability"
December 14, 1984 David Gale Johnson, Eliakim Hastings Moore Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics and in the College, "The World’s Poor: Any Good News Lately?"
August 24, 1984 Harry Lendall Davis, Professor and Deputy Dean, Graduate School of Business, "The Living University"
June 9, 1984 Geoffrey Richard Stone, Professor, Law School, "Celebrating ‘Brown’"
June 8, 1984 Geoffrey Richard Stone, Professor, Law School, "Celebrating ‘Brown’"
March 16, 1984 Robert Haselkorn, Fanny L. Pritzker Professor, Departments of Biophysics and Theoretical Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry and in the College, and Chairman, Department of Biophysics and Theoretical Biology, "They Pay You For That"
December 9, 1983 Akira Iriye, Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of History and Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations and in the College, and Chairman, Department of History, "On the Eve of 1984"
August 26, 1983 Merton Howard Miller, Leon Carroll Marshall Distinguished Service Professor, Graduate School of Business, "American Management and Management Education: Too Nearsighted or Too Farsighted?"
June 11, 1983 David Tracy, Professor, Divinity School, "On Thinking with the Classics"
June 10, 1983 David Tracy, Professor, Divinity School, "On Thinking with the Classics"
March 18, 1983 Janellen Huttenlocher, William S. Gray Professor, Departments of Education and Behavioral Sciences and in the College, "The Study of Mind"
December 17, 1982 Paul Wheatley, Irving B. Harris Professor, Committee on Social Thought, Department of Geography, and the College, and Chairman, Committee on Social Thought, "Asking About Asking: Reflections on the University Experience"
August 27, 1982 Sam Peltzman, Professor, Graduate School of Business and Editor, Journal of Political Economy, "The Higher Education as a Declining Industry"
June 12, 1982 Donald Nathan Levine, Professor, Department of Sociology and the College, Master of the Social Sciences Collegiate Division and Associate Dean of the College, and Associate Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, "Ironies of a Convocation"
June 11, 1982 Donald Nathan Levine, Professor, Department of Sociology and the College, Master of the Social Sciences Collegiate Division and Associate Dean of the College, and Associate Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, "Ironies of a Convocation"
March 19, 1982 Peter Florian Dembowski, Professor and Chairman, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Professor, the College, "The Important and the Essential"
December 16, 1981 Edward Shils, Distinguished Service Professor, Committee on Social Thought and Department of Sociology, "Remembering a University"
August 28, 1981 Barry Dean Karl, Norman and Edna Freehling Professor, Department of History and the College and Member, Committee on Public Policy Studies, "Disposable History: It’s the Little Things That Count"
June 13, 1981 David Martin Bevington, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature and the College, "What was William Shakespeare’s Convocation Like in 1586?"
June 12, 1981 David Martin Bevington, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature and the College, "What was William Shakespeare’s Convocation Like in 1586?"
March 20, 1981 David Norman Schramm, Professor and Chairman, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Professor, Department of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute and the College, "Synthesis and Diversity"
December 12, 1980 George Joseph Stigler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics and Graduate School of Business, and Director, Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, "Inside and Out"
August 29, 1980 Robert Z. Aliber, Professor, Graduate School of Business, and Chairman, Committee on Public Policy Studies, "Passages on Politics"
June 14, 1980 John Hope Franklin, John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor, Department of History and the College, "Clio’s Vision"
June 13, 1980 John Hope Franklin, John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor, Department of History and the College, "Clio’s Vision"
March 21, 1980 Robert Rathburn Wilson, Peter B. Rizma Professor in the College and Professor, Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute, "Scientific Literacy"