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Miguel "Mickey" Melendez
Miguel Melendez to Lecture on “The Puerto Rican Experience”

Miguel “Mickey” Melendez, an advocate for Latino and Puerto Rican rights, will present a lecture titled “The Puerto Rican Experience and the Young Lords” on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4:15 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Charles Watkinson
University of Michigan Press Director Discusses Open Access Monographs in Couper PBK Lecture

Hamilton welcomed Charles Watkinson as its speaker for the Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on Oct. 20. Watkins is the director of University of Michigan Press and associate university librarian for publishing at University of Michigan Library. His talk, titled “Open Access Monographs: Why Should Authors, Librarians, and Administrators Care?” explored the impact of the emerging open access movement on scholarly publishing.  More ...

Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18 speaks with students after his lecture at Hamilton.
Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18 Reflects on the Role of Lawyers

Daniel Connolly ’85, P’18, a managing partner of Bracewell & Giuliani, was a trial and appellate attorney during Rudolph Giuliani’s mayoral administration (1993-2001). During his administration, Giuliani had exceptional goals to transform the character of New York City. In his Hamilton lecture on Oct. 22 Connolly spoke about three major Giuliani projects: merging police departments within the city, increasing property values through zoning laws, and eradicating consent decrees.  More ...

Robert Sternberg
Cornell Professor to Discuss Standardized Testing

Dr. Robert Sternberg, a preeminent psychologist and professor of human development at Cornell University, will present a lecture titled “Standardized Testing in the United States: Fish, Fowl, or Fraud?” on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel.   More ...

Hamilton's Program in the Adirondacks group with environmentalist Bill McKibben.
Hamilton Adirondack Program Meets with Bill McKibben, Attends Lecture

“I'm here to fill you with despair,” proclaimed Bill McKibben, one of our nation’s leading environmental advocates.  On Oct. 19, McKibben spoke to a crowd of approximately 250 people gathered on the wooden bleachers of Keene Central School’s auditorium.  More ...

Zadie Smith
Author Zadie Smith Captivates Her Audience in Tolles Lecture

Novelist Zadie Smith held the Chapel audience captivated throughout the 2015 Tolles Lecture. Attendees hung onto her every word as she read what she called “Two Essays About Being A Person.”  More ...

Phil Yu
Angry Asian Man Blogger Phil Yu Tells Story of How He Found His Voice

As both the founder and editor of the blog, Angry Asian Man, Phil Yu began his lecture remarking that, “I guess that kind of makes me the Angry Asian Man, but please, just call me Phil!” In a lecture co-sponsored by the Asian Cultural Society, Hamilton American/Chinese Exchange, and the Days-Massolo Center, Phil Yu shared the story of his journey to find his voice through the blog he started 15 years ago, and how this experience has changed his own approach to claiming and defining his own identity.  More ...

Zadie Smith
English Novelist Zadie Smith to Present Tolles Lecture

Zadie Smith, English novelist and Royal Society of Literature fellow, will speak as part of the Tolles Lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a book-signing and reception in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center.  More ...

William Jacobson '81
Cornell Law Professor to Discuss Academic Freedom

William Jacobson ’81, associate clinical professor of law and director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School, will present a lecture titled “Academic Freedom and BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions)”, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Charles Watkinson
University of Michigan Press Director to Discuss Open Access Monographs

Charles Watkinson, director of the University of Michigan Press, will give the Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4:10 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center. His lecture is titled “Open Access Monographs. Why Should Authors, Librarians, and Administrators Care?” and is free and open to the public.  More ...

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