UW Graduate School

Lecture Series

Thank you for joining The Graduate School at the University of Washington for our 2017–2018 public lecture series! The 2017–2018 season has now concluded.

Our 2018–2019 public lecture series line up will be released later this summer; registration for the autumn lectures will open on September 10, 2018. Please bookmark this page and check back soon. 

The Graduate School at the University of Washington proudly presents the 2017–2018 public lecture series. This series is brought to the UW community, citizens of Seattle, and the state of Washington through three very generous private endowments: The Walker-Ames Fund, The Jessie and John Danz Fund, and the Mary Ann and John D. Mangels Fund.

This year we will feature 13 speakers who will address subjects ranging from: gender identity to planets beyond our solar system. And this year’s Signature Series on equity and difference will look at the issue of rights: who has them, who deserves them and why. The UW prides itself in offering safe spaces for challenging conversations. We would love to host you for some interesting and thought provoking talks.

Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are free and open to the public. Seating can only be guaranteed with a reservation. Registration for winter quarter lectures will begin December 11, 2017. Registration for spring quarter lectures will begin March 1, 2018. Once registration for each event is available to the public, we will post a link to register online on the individual lecture page. You can access the lecture pages by clicking on the photos. As a courtesy, standby seating will be offered whenever possible. Feel free to direct all registration-related questions to the UW Alumni Association at 206.543.0540.

The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact the UW Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance at 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY),
206.685.7264 (fax), or dso@uw.edu.


2017–2018 Lectures

Equity & Difference: Rights


Public Lecture Series


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