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Summer Lecture Series

The Summer Lecture Series gives summer session students an opportunity to interact with leading members of the Yale Summer Session faculty - scholars, scientists, and civic leaders who are nationally and internationally renowned--as well as with distinguished visitors. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the lectures.

Please click on the lecture title for more information on each lecture.

Note: All lectures will take place in Loria 250

Lecture Title Speaker Name Affiliation Date & Time
The AI Revolution and International Politics Allan Dafoe Assistant Professor, Political Science – Yale University Wednesday, June 28th at 5pm
Saving Cultural Heritage in Crisis Richard Kurin Acting Provost and Under Secretary for Museums and Research - Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC Wednesday, July 5th at 4pm
Brexit: what now for the United Kingdom, the European Union and the rest of the world? Marnix Amand Assistant Professor, Economics – University of Lausanne Thursday, July 6th at 5pm
The Trouble with Fascism, Free Speech, and Identity in the Age of Trump Tim Kreiner Lecturer, English – Yale University Tuesday, July 11th at 5pm
Photogrammar:  A Model for Preserving American’s Photographic Cultural Heritage Laura Wexler Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and American Studies - Yale University Wednesday, July 12th at 4pm
Sexuality and Culture Maria Trumpler Director, Office of LGBTQ Resources and Senior Lecturer, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – Yale University Wednesday, July 19th at 5pm

"The Good the Bad and the Ugly" – An examination of the war between museum security and those who seek steal, damage and corrupt our cultural heritage.

Vernon Rapley Security Director & leader of the Culture Heritage Protection program - Victoria & Albert Museum, London Thursday, July 20th at 4pm
The Role of Computing in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Holly Rushmeier Professor, Computer Science - Yale University Wednesday, July 26th at 4pm
Is Lying to Someone's Face the Worst Kind of Deception? James Mahon Professor, Philosophy, City University of New York – Lehman College Thursday, July 27th at 5pm
Films That Changed America Marc Lapadula Senior Lecturer, Film Studies– Yale University Tuesday, August 1st at 5pm
Evolving Heritage, Evolving Practice Gustavo Araoz President, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Wednesday, August 2nd at 4pm