University Lectures 2015-2016 Season

Audiences for the 2015-16 University Lectures will be treated to a captivating lineup of best-selling authors, acclaimed social thinkers, an internationally renowned master pianist, and the phenomenon known as “Serial.” Now in its 15th season, the series showcases individuals of exceptional accomplishment who share their talents, experiences and perspectives for the enjoyment of Syracuse University and the Central New York community.

All lectures take place in Hendricks Chapel and are free and open to the public. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Real Time (CART) are available at each event.

2015-2016 Season Speakers

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See the full season line up here.

About the University Lectures

The University Lectures is a cross-disciplinary lecture series that brings to Syracuse University individuals of exceptional accomplishment. The series is supported by the generosity of Honorary Trustee Robert B. Menschel ’51. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

The Office of University Lectures welcomes suggestions for future speakers. To recommend a speaker, or to obtain additional information about the University Lectures series, contact Esther Gray in the Office of Academic Affairs at 315-443-2941 or More information can be found online at the series’ website and Facebook page.