Visiting Scholar Lectures
Theta of Minnesota participates in the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program. This program contributes to the intellectual life of our campuses by giving our students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to spend time with some of America's most distinguished scholars. Links to the recordings of some of our Visiting Scholars' lectures are available below.
Past Visiting Scholar Lectures:
- Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, "Building a World that Includes Disability" (March 21, 2022)
- Fr. Columba Stewart, "What a Modern Monk Does: Digital Preservation of Manuscripts From The World's Most Threatened Communities" (September 11, 2019)
- David Haberman, "A Little of that Human Touch: Why Anthropomorphize?" (October 12, 2017)
- David F. Weiman, "The Social Cost of Mass Incarceration: A Labor Market Perspective" (November 17, 2016)
- Rigoberto Hernandez, "Lost in Projection" (February 8, 2016)
- Kathleen McGarry, "50 Years of the War on Poverty: What it Meant for the Elderly" (February 19, 2015)
- Alexander Field, "A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth" (March 17, 2014)
- Diana Taylor, "The Politics of Passion" (April 10, 2013)
Looking for Other Thought-Provoking Content?
- PBK's The Key Reporter is the Society's quarterly publication for news and alumni relations.
- PBK's Key Conversations podcast features "in-depth conversations between Fred Lawrence, Secretary/CEO of Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars."
- PBK's (En)Lightning Talks series "brings together arts and sciences experts from around the country to give electrifying five-minute talks."
- Check out the Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards!