Public Lectures

Explore the Council’s longstanding series of public programs with distinguished guests including the Belknap Visitors, the Gauss Seminars in Criticism, and the Faber Lectures.

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism were instituted in 1949 to provide a focus for discussion, study, and the exchange of ideas in the humanities. More »

Belknap Visitors

The program of Belknap Visitors was created to recognize distinguished individuals in the arts and letters. More »

Faber Lectures

Since 1963, eminent writers, critics and scholars have come to campus through this program endowed by the Faber family and members of the Class of 1915. More »

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