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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 5, 2014

Stanton Sharp Lecture: The Clements Department of History presents Redefining the Front Line: Civilians in the First World War featuring guest speaker Susan R. Grayzel. Exploring the impact of warfare on civilian populations, Grayzel will discuss the difference between “home front” and … Continue reading

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Technology entrepreneur and PayPal founder Peter Thiel delivers Tate Lecture Oct. 21, 2014

Technology entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Peter Thiel will visit SMU Tuesday, Oct. 21 to deliver 2014’s second Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Thiel will offer his insight and opinion on current events as moderated by political analysts and Tate Series veteran … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2014-15 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series begins Sept. 29

Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell will visit SMU Monday, Sept. 29 to kick off the 33rd season of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Albright and Powell will offer their insights and opinions on current … Continue reading

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A.J. Jacobs, the man on a quest, to deliver April 1 SMU Tate Distinguished Lecutre

Journalist, author and “human guinea pig” A.J. Jacobs will be at SMU Tuesday, April 1 to deliver the Oncor Lecture of the 2013-14 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Jacobs practices … Continue reading

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Chess champion, activist and author Garry Kasparov delivers SMU’s March 4 Tate Distinguished Lecture

Chess grandmaster, author and human rights activist Garry Kasparov visits the Hilltop Tuesday, March 4 for SMU’s 2013-14 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give The Ebby Halliday Companies Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. In 1985 at the age of 22, Kasparov became the youngest … Continue reading

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SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series returns with author Khaled Hosseini Feb. 11, 2014

New York Times best-selling author Khaled Hosseini will deliver the first Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture of 2014. The author of The Kite Runner gives the Tolleson Family Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 in McFarlin Auditorium. Hosseini did not … Continue reading

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Co-founders of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, Erskine Bowles
and Alan Simpson, deliver final Tate Lecture of 2013

Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-founders of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, will be at SMU Tuesday, Dec. 3 to deliver the final lecture of the Tate Distinguished Lecture Series for 2013. They will give the Omni Hotels Lecture at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson gives Tate Lecture Nov. 19, 2013

Internationally acclaimed expert on creativity, innovation and human resources in education and business Sir Ken Robinson visits SMU on Tuesday, Nov. 19. He will speak on “All Our Futures: Learning to be Creative” as part of the 2013-14 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture … Continue reading

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Pulitzer-winning historian Robert Caro delivers Tate Lecture Oct. 29

Award-winning historian and author Robert A. Caro is at SMU Tuesday, Oct. 29 for the 2013-14 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give The Anita and Truman Arnold Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Caro is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning … Continue reading

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New Tate Lecture season begins Sept. 17, 2013

Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, former U.S. Secretaries of Defense and directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), will visit SMU Tuesday, Sept. 17 to kick off the 2013-14 season of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Panetta and Gates … Continue reading

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