Speakers 1990-1999

December 10, 1999 W. Clark Gilpin, Dean and Professor, the Divinity School, Professor in the College, Acting Director of the Martin E. Marty Center, "Experiments in Solitude"
August 27, 1999 Susan L. Lindquist, Albert D. Lasker Professor of Medical Sciences in the Department of Molecular Genetics and cell Biology, the Committees on Developmental Biology and Genetics, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the College, "Unity and Diversity: Lessons From a New Biology"
June 13, 1999 James E. Schrager, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Graduate School of Business, "Why is The University of Chicago Great?"
June 12, 1999 Elaine Fuchs, Amgen Professor, Departments of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Committees on Genetics, Developmental Biology, and Cancer Biology, the Cancer Research Center, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Shapes of an Education at The University of Chicago"
June 11, 1999 Elaine Fuchs, Amgen Professor, Departments of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Committees on Genetics, Developmental Biology, and Cancer Biology, the Cancer Research Center, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Shapes of an Education at The University of Chicago"
March 19, 1999 Michael S. Turner, Bruce V. and Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, the Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College; Chairman, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, "The Universe is Speeding Up"
December 18, 1998 Daniel Garber, Lawrence Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in Philosophy, the Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science, and the College, "Teaching What Cannot be Taught"
August 29, 1998 Robert B. Pippin, Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy and the College and Chair of the Committee on Social Thought, "Teaching What Cannot be Taught"
June 14, 1998 Marvin Zonis, Professor of Business Administration in the Graduate School of Business and the College, "Taking Risks: Students and States"
June 13, 1998 Jonathan Lear, John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, and Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College, "Crossroads"
June 12, 1998 Jonathan Lear, John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, and Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College, "Crossroads"
March 20, 1998 Kevin M. Murphy, George Pratt Shultz Professor, Graduate School of Business, "Education and Work"
December 12, 1997 Craig B. Thompson, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, the Committee on Immunology; Member, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director of the Gwen Knapp Center for Lupus and Immunology Research, "Better Living Through Biology?"
August 29, 1997 Ralph Lerner, The Benjamin Franklin Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College, "An American Education?"
June 15, 1997 Merton H. Miller, the Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Finance in the Graduate School of Business, "The Chicago Financial Economics Tradition: Some Practical Lessons"
June 14, 1997 Melvin Shochet, the Elaine M. and Samuel D. Kirsten, Jr., Professor in the Division of the Physical Sciences, the Enrico Fermi Institute and the College, "Scientific Literacy and Liberal Education in a Technological Age"
June 13, 1997 Melvin Shochet, the Elaine M. and Samuel D. Kirsten, Jr., Professor in the Division of the Physical Sciences, the Enrico Fermi Institute and the College, "Scientific Literacy and Liberal Education in a Technological Age"
March 21, 1997 Joel Snyder, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History and Professor in the Committees on Visual Arts and General Studies in the Humanities and in the College, "In Defense of Images"
December 13, 1996 Jean Bethke Elshtain, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor in the Divinity School and in the Committee on International Relations, "Our Dangerous World"
October 26, 1996 Gary S. Becker, A.M. '53, PH.D. '55, University Professor in the Departments of Economics and Sociology, "The Production of Human Capital at Universities"
August 23, 1996 Keith Moffat, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, "Only Connect: the Beast and the Monk"
June 9, 1996 Eric J. Gleacher, M.B.A. ‘67, Trustee, The University of Chicago, Chairman of Gleacher NatWest, "Taking the ‘Safe’ Route"
June 8, 1996 Cass R. Sunstein, Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor in the Law School, the Department of Political Science and the College, "The Dean Have No Rights"
June 7, 1996 Cass R. Sunstein, Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor in the Law School, the Department of Political Science and the College, "The Dean Have No Rights"
March 15, 1996 Marta Tienda, Chairman and Ralph Lewis Professor, Department of Sociology, "Diversity and the Meritocracy"
December 15, 1995 Philippe Desan, Professor, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Master, Humanities Collegiate Division, Associate Dean, Division of the Humanities, "‘A Well-Made Rather Than Well-Filled Head’: A Humanist’s View on Education"
August 25, 1995 James J. Heckman, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, and the College, "Human Ability and the Return to Skills"
June 10, 1995 Kenneth S. Polonksy, Professor, Department of Medicine, and Chief of the Section of Endocrinology, "The Use and Misuse of Personal Information in a Technological Age"
June 9, 1995 Kenneth S. Polonksy, Professor, Department of Medicine, and Chief of the Section of Endocrinology, "The Use and Misuse of Personal Information in a Technological Age"
March 17, 1995 Wadad Afif Kadi, Professor and Chairman, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, "The Dialogue Between Civilizations"
December 16, 1994 Kenneth W. Warren, Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature and the College, "Some Notes on Exclusiveness"
August 26, 1994 Robin M. Hogarth, Deputy Dean and Wallace W. Booth Professor, Graduate School of Business, "Varieties of Uncertainty"
June 11, 1994 Colin Lucas, Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, Professor, Department of History, and the College, "Knowing the Past, Inventing the Future"
June 10, 1994 Colin Lucas, Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, Professor, Department of History, and the College, "Knowing the Past, Inventing the Future"
March 18, 1994 Elizabeth Helsinger, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, and the College, "Outside, Over There"
December 16, 1993 Anthony P. Mahowald, Louis Block Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, "Knowledge and Change"
October 20, 1993 Hugo Freund Sonnenschein, President of the University, "The Inaugural Address"
August 27, 1993 Andrew Abbott, Professor, Department of Sociology and the College; Master of the Social Sciences Collegiate Division, "Professions and Professors"
June 12, 1993 Ralph Wallace Nicholas, William Rainey Harper Professor of Anthropology and the Social Sciences, "Academic Work"
June 11, 1993 Ralph Wallace Nicholas, William Rainey Harper Professor of Anthropology and the Social Sciences, "Academic Work"
March 19, 1993 James Watson Cronin, Professor, Department of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College, "Some Thoughts of a Physics Professor"
December 18, 1992 Sheila Fitzpatrick, Professor, Department of History and the College, "Changes of State"
August 28, 1992 Merton Howard Miller, Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, "How Much Research is Enough?"
June 13, 1992 David Martin Bevington, Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature, and the College, "Only in Chicago"
June 12, 1992 David Martin Bevington, Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature, and the College, "Only in Chicago"
March 20, 1992 Tetsuo Najita, Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College, "A University Where Twains Meet"
December 13, 1991 Arthur Harold Rubenstein, "Birthdays, Anniversaries, and a Centennial"
October 3, 1991 Barry Dean Karl, Norma and Edna Freehling Professor, Department of History and the College, "Let Knowledge Grow?"
August 30, 1991 Michael Mussa, William H. Abbott Professor, Graduate School of Business, "Practical Lessons of Economic Sciences"
June 15, 1991 Wayne Clayson Booth, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English Language and Literature, Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and the Study of Methods, and the College, "‘What’s Your Evidence?’ ‘Why Do You Ask?’"
June 14, 1991 Wayne Clayson Booth, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English Language and Literature, Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and the Study of Methods, and the College, "‘What’s Your Evidence?’ ‘Why Do You Ask?’"
March 22, 1991 Susan Lindquist, Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Committees on Developmental Biology and on Genetics, and the College, "The Biological Revolution"
December 14, 1990 Norman Marshall Bradburn, Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Business, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, and the College, and Director of the National Opinion Research Center, "Remembering"
August 24, 1990 Robin M. Hogarth, Wallace W. Booth Professor, Graduate School of Business, "Metaphors for Decisions"
June 9, 1990 Dennis J. Hutchinson, Associate Professor in the College and Lecturer in the Law School, "Two Cheers for Robert Maynard Hutchins"
June 8, 1990 Dennis J. Hutchinson, Associate Professor in the College and Lecturer in the Law School, "Two Cheers for Robert Maynard Hutchins"
March 16, 1990 James Paul Hunter, Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature and in the College, "Minding Our Business, Minding America"