Wells Chapter Xi of New York

Past Annual Lectures


2012-2013
Peter Crane
Carl W. Knobloch Jr. Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University
"The Future of Plants"
2011-2012
Richard A. Shweder
William Claude Reavis Distinguished Service Processor of Human Development, University of Chicago
"Robust Cultural Pluralism in the New World Order: Three Prophecies"
2010-2011
Jane Ginsburg
Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law, Columbia University School of Law, and director of its Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts
"The Author's Place in the Future of Copyright"
2008-2009
Anne Kostelanetz Mellor
Distinguished Professor of English, UCLA
"Mothering Monsters: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"
2007-2008
Dan Huttenlocher
John P. and Rilla Neafsey Professor of Computing, Information Science and Business and Stephen H. Weiss Fellow, Cornell
"Computer Vision: From Autonomous Vehicles to Video Surveillance to Image Search"
2006-2007
Chris Impey
Distinguished Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona
"The End of the World: Astronomy Meets Eschatology"
2005-2006
Linda Greenhouse
New York Times Supreme Court Correspondent
"Court, Country, and Culture"