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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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Former Colombia president Álvaro Uribe delivers Tate Lecture May 7

The 58th President of Colombia,  Álvaro Uribe, visits SMU Tuesday, May 7 for the last lecture of the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Willis M. Tate Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The 2013-14 Tate Lecture … Continue reading

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Economic historian Niall Ferguson delivers Tate Lecture March 19

Historian, writer, broadcaster and professor Niall Ferguson is at SMU Tuesday, March 19 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Omni Hotels Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Ferguson’s historical financial and economical knowledge has … Continue reading

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Multi-talented M.K. Asante Jr. delivers Tate Lecture Feb. 26, 2013

Award winning author, filmmaker and professor M.K. Asante Jr. makes his debut on the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 26 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day/Billingsley/Miller Rich Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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Health expert Sanjay Gupta to deliver 2012-13 Tate Lecture Nov. 27

Neurosurgeon, public health policy expert and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta visits SMU Tuesday, Nov. 27 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Based in Atlanta, Gupta plays an integral role in … Continue reading

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