PROGRAM: Public Lectures

Presented by:
Humanities Texas
Local Partner: Colleges and Universities, Libraries, Nonprofits Subject: Other, Varies Audience: All

Humanities Texas sponsors lectures and presentations on a diverse range of topics, bringing noted scholars and other experts to audiences around the state.

In recent years, Humanities Texas has sponsored lectures by Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Gordon S. Wood (Brown University), Alan Taylor (University of California, Davis), David Oshinsky (The University of Texas at Austin), and Jack Rakove (Stanford University); Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands (UT Austin); Steven Greenblatt (Harvard University); filmmaker Grace Guggenheim; author Thomas Hatfield; and art authority Adair Margo.

Upcoming Events:

  • April 29, 2017 | Galveston, TX – “Gilded Age Architecture in Galveston” public lecture featuring architectural historian Stephen Fox
  • May 9, 2017 | Houston, TX – “Hurricane Ike: Where We Stand” public lecture by Dr. Philip B. Bedient of Rice University held in conjunction with the display of the exhibition Tropical [Im]pression: A Gulf Coast Hurricane Perspective