|December 9, 2016||
Amanda Woodward, William S. Gray Professor of Psychology and Deputy Dean for Faculty Affairs in the Division of Social Sciences.
"Learning to Speak"
|August 26, 2016||Juan de Pablo, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Theory and Simulations in the Institute For Molecular Engineering and The College; Senior Fellow in the Computation Institute. "Fate, Preparation, and Opportunity”|
|June 11, 2016||
David Nirenberg, Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Departments of History and Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College; Dean of the Division of Social Sciences.
"A Time of Mind"
|March 18, 2016||John Carlstrom, the Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor, Professor in the Departments of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College. "Our Expanding View Of The Universe"|
|December 11, 2015||
Judith B. Farquhar, the Max Palevsky Professor Amerita, Department of Anthropology and the College.
"Slowing Down Reason"
|August 28, 2015||
Judith Zeitlin, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College.
"The World As Stage"
|June 13, 2015||
Shulamit Ran, Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Music; Artistic Director, Contempo.
"Why We Make Art"
|March 20, 2015||
Kenneth Pomeranz, University Professor, Department of History and the College; Chair, Department of History.
"Striving for Incompleteness"
|December 12, 2014||David Archer, Professor, Department of the Geophysical Sciences and the College. "The Great Carbon Conspiracy"|
|August 29, 2014||David Meltzer, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Economics, and the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies; Chair, Committee on Clinical and Translational Science; Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine; Director, Center for Health and the Social Sciences. "Mean and Variance"|
|June 14, 2014||
Kerwin Charles, Deputy Dean, Edwin and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor at Chicago Harris.
"Type and Context"
|March 21, 2014||Adam Green, Master, Social Sciences Collegiate Division; Deputy Dean, Division of Social Sciences; Associate Dean in the College; Associate Professor, Department of History and the College, “Happiness Gained Through Struggle”|
|December 13, 2013||David E. Wellbery, Leroy T. and Margaret Deffenbaugh Carlson University Professor, Departments of Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature, John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, and the College; Chairman, Department of Germanic Studies; Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on German Literature and Culture, "Faust's Despair and the Life of Learning"|
|August 30, 2013||Jens Ludwig, McCormick Foundation Professor, School of Social Service Administration, Law School, and the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies; Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab, Codirector, University of Chicago Urban Education Lab, "Thinking About Thinking"|
|June 15, 2013||Abbie J. Smith, Boris and Irene Stern Distinguished Service Professor, University of chicago Booth School of Business, "Corporate Governance: Is it Personal?"|
|March 22, 2013||Richard Rosengarten, Associate Professor of Religion and Literature in the Divinity School, "In Retrospect"|
|December 14, 2012||Sidney R. Nagel, Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Physics, James Franck Institute, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College, "The Power of Observation"|
|August 24, 2012||Marsha Rosner, Chair, Ben May Department for Cancer Research, Charles B. Huggins Professor, "Who Owns You?"|
|June 9, 2012||Stephen Raudenbush, Lewis Sebring Professor of Sociology, "The Life of the Mind and Social Action"|
|March 16, 2012||Charles M. Payne, Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor of Social Service Administration, "Democracy Remix" (Given by Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Provost)|
|December 9, 2011||Dwight N. Hopkins, Professor of Theology, Divinity School and the College, Director of MA Studies in the Divinity School, "Values for Living"|
|August 26, 2011||Martha Feldman, Chair, Department of Music and Mabel Greene Myers Professor, Department of Music and the College, "Strangeness as Substance"|
|June 11, 2011||David A. Strauss, The Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, "Coming of Age, in Law and in Life"|
|March 18, 2011||T. Conrad Gilliam, Marjorie I. and Bernard A. Mitchell Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Dean for Research and Graduate Education, Biological Sciences Division, "Genomics: Can De-Coding the Past Predict the Future?"|
|December 10, 2010||Ann L. McGill, Sears Roebuck Professor of General Management, Marketing, and Behavorial Science, "Without Saying a Word: The Powers of Mimicry, Contagion, and Synchrony"|
|August 27, 2010||Rocky Kolb, Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, "Be Careful What You Rub Out"|
|June 12, 2010||Paul Sereno, Professor in Organismal Biology & Anatomy, “Historical Contingency and Ultimate Aims"|
|March 19, 2010||Neil Shubin, Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, "Learning to Se|