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2013-2014 Schedule

Jane Goodall

The Premier Lecture

Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE
Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute
UN Messenger of Peace

Sowing Seeds of Hope

October 1 | 7PM | Wright Auditorium

Goodall is a British primatologist, anthropologist, and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute. 


Dr. José Casanova

The Jarvis Lecture on Christianity and Culture

Dr. José Casanova

Transformations in American Civil Religion and American Christianity

November 4 | 7pm | Wright Auditorium

Casanova is professor of sociology and head of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs at Georgetown University. He is one of the world’s top scholars in the sociology of religion. [MORE]

Julian Bond

The Lawrence F. Brewster Lecture in History

Julian Bond

Civil Rights, Then and Now

January 28 | 7pm | Wright Auditorium

Bond currently serves as Distinguished Professor in Residence in the Department of Government at American University, Washington, D.C., and he is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Virginia. He is a board member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He is an American social activist, leader of the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and author. [MORE]

Dr. James Shapiro

Thomas Harriot Lecture

Dr. James S. Shapiro

Shakespeare in America

March 27 | 7pm | Wright Auditorium

Schapiro is the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and he is the Shakespeare Scholar in Residence at the Public Theater in New York City. [MORE]

Parking & Directions for Wright Auditorium


John A. Tucker, Ph.D., Director
Harriot Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series
A-317 Brewster Building
East Carolina University
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