Boatwright to give Biggs Lecture for Assembly Series

Mary Boatwright, PhD, professor of ancient history in the Department of Classical Studies at Duke University, will give the annual John and Penelope Biggs Lecture in the Classics for the Assembly Series at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Steinberg Hall Auditorium. Her talk, “Agrippa’s Inscription on Hadrian’s Pantheon,” will focus on Rome’s most widely known yet enigmatic building

Sociologist William Julius Wilson to speak for Assembly Series

William Julius Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, will present this year’s Chancellor’s Fellows Lecture, “Race and Affirmative Opportunity in the Barack Obama Era” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Graham Chapel for the Assembly Series. His talk is free and open to the public.

Assembly Series features lectures by Rifkin, Boyle

Global economies and the Internet are upcoming topics by the next two speakers for the Washington University in St. Louis Assembly Series. Economic forecaster and social observer Jeremy Rifkin will speak at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Graham Chapel. James Boyle, JD, the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke Law School, will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Anheuser-Busch Hall Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom.

Naomi Klein to speak on American capitalism

Journalist and activist Naomi Klein will deliver the annual Chancellor’s Fellowship Lecture for the Assembly Series at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, in Graham Chapel.