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Barrett, The Honors College will be hosting Roxane Gay as the 2020 Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecturer featuring her keynote titled "Roxane Gay: With One 'N'".
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. ONCE A NEW DATE/TIME HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED, THIS EVENT WILL BE UPDATED.
Keynote | 6:30-7:30pm
Book Signing | 7:30-8:30
Arizona State University’s West Campus
University Center Building (UCB)
La Sala Ballrooms
13590 N. 47th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051
TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AGAIN ONCE A NEW DATE IS IDENTIFIED.
(Tickets are free.)
In 1985, the Flinn Foundation established an endowment to commemorate the University’s 100th year. The gift created the ASU Centennial Lecture, and in 1989 it provided the Barrett Honors College the resources to bring some of the world’s most influential intellects to campus.
In just a few short years, the Centennial Lecture has become one of ASU’s premiere intellectual events featuring noted diplomats, scientists, playwrights, and authors. Each of the women and men chosen as the Centennial Lecturer has added significantly to the strength of the University, and each has provided students and members of the community with a memorable experience.
|2005||Kathleen Sullivan||"Civil Liberties in a Time of National Crisis"|
|2004||Edward Albee||"The State of Theater and the Arts in America"|
|2003||Charles Johnson||"Mindfulness and the Beloved Country"|
|2002||David Halberstam||"America and the World: New Challenges in a Time of Uncertainty"|
|2001||N. Scott Momaday||"Origins: The Reinvention of the Sacred"|
|2001||Meave Leakey||"My Life in Science: An Evening with Meave Leakey"|
|2000||Jonathan Weiner||"Evolution in Action: The View from Darwin's Islands and Benzer's Bottles"|
|1999||Carlos Fuentes||"A Dialogue for the Americas"|
|1998||Annie Dillard||"Performance of Beauty and Grace"|
|1997||James Fallows||"News and Democracy: Knowing Enough to Survive"|
|1996||Stephen J. Gould||"Pattern and Lack of Progress in the History of Life"|
|1995||Sir Crispin Tickell||"The Human Hazard: Refugees and Environmental Change"|
|1994||Lynn Margulis||"Gaia as the Living Earth from Space: Soft Goddess or Hard Science?" - See more at: http://barretthonors.asu.edu/news-events/sig|
|1992||Susan Sontag||"Traditions of the New"|
|1991||Robert Coles||"The Iconography of Western American Art"|