Monday, November 16, 2009
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Art Museum, UC Berkeley (MW); Vanderhoef Studio Theater, UC Davis (F) (map)
Hanna Holborn Gray
Former President of the University of Chicago

Hanna Holborn Gray is one of the most distinguished and accomplished leaders of American Higher Education. She served as President of the University of Chicago from 1978 through 1993, and now holds the titles of President Emeritus and Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Professor of History at that university. Her scholarly interests are in the history of humanism, political and historical thought, and politics in the Renaissance and the Reformation. Following education at Bryn Mawr, Harvard and Oxford, as a Fulbright Scholar, her early academic career was at Harvard, the University of Chicago and Northwestern. She was Provost of Yale University from 1974 to 1978, serving also as President of Yale for 1977-78. As one measure of her distinction, she holds honorary degrees from over sixty colleges and universities, including Oxford, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Princeton, Duke, Harvard, the Universities of Michigan and Toronto, and the University of Chicago.

 

Lecture 1

The Uses of the University Revisited
November 16, 4 - 5:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum Auditorium (lower floor)
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Lecture 2

Uses (and Misuses) of the University Today
November 18, 4 - 5:30 PM 
Berkeley Art Museum Auditorium (lower floor)
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Lecture 3

Searching for Utopia
November 20, 4 - 5:30 PM 
Vanderhoef Studio Theater, UC Davis
or see it real-time webstream in 768 Evans Hall, UC Berkeley
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