Bringing IU Bicentennial themes to life
The Bicentennial Lecture Series will create and expand upon university-wide conversations on present and future issues in Arts and Literature, Business, Civility and Tolerance, Geopolitics, Science and Technology, and Sustainability. Coordinating with already-existing lecture series, the Bicentennial Lecture Series will offer thought-provoking content for IU students, staff, faculty, and alumni university-wide during the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years.
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:00pm: Scott Harrison, charity:water, “Reinventing Charity”
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 5:00pm: Sir Salman Rushdie, award-winning author, “Wonder Tales: East Meets West”
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 6:00pm: Rita Dove, award-winning author, “How Does a Shadow Shine? Poetry, Music, and the Underside of History”
Monday, January 21, 2019: Tamika Catchings (Time, Location, and Title TBD)
*Bicentennial lectures will appear here as they are scheduled
For a complete list of Bicentennial events, check out the Bicentennial Events page.
Suggest a Lecture Series Topic or Speaker
The deadline to propose speakers and topics was December 8, 2017. Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting submissions.