Campus Events

Distinguished Lecture Series at Adelphi University

Presenting perspective on today’s most significant issues.

Adelphi hosts lectures from experts in their fields to enhance your understanding of local, national and international issues.

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Past Lectures


October 5, 2016 Ta-Nehisi Coates: Between the World and Me Event Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of the most original and perceptive African American voices today.

March 9, 2016 The Capitol Steps Event With opening act Paws and Rewind, Adelphi’s student a cappella group.

November 4, 2015 Fit, Healthy and Ready to Teach Event Health Outcomes in Youth and Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment

September 17, 2015 Constitution Day Lecture Event Presented by Professor Emeritus Hugh A. Wilson

March 31, 2015 “Learning How to Learn” Barbara Oakley, Ph.D. Event Author of The New York Times best-selling book A Mind for Numbers.

March 26, 2015 Symposium on the Changing Nature of War and Peace Event This symposium examines the prospects and challenges of peace.

March 4, 2015 “Fresh Off the Boat” Eddie Huang Event This lecture is free and open to the public.

February 17, 2015 The Effects of Too Much Sitting on Health and Wellness Event Lecture and Q&A with Melvin Sam, DPt, OT.

November 18, 2014 Dialogue and Difference in the Classroom: Muslim Students in New York Schools Event

November 10, 2014 Who says no to war? Class and anti-war protest from Vietnam to Today Event Penny Lewis

November 4, 2014 Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence Event Christian Parenti Ph.D.